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Sausage Gravy

Postby slick4591 » Fri Feb 27, 2015 6:55 pm

I haven't had any in a long time because my wife refuses to cook it for me. Last time I tried to make any it wasn't very pretty, so I've just abstained. I was roaming around Dollar General this morning and saw it in a can. Anyone ever eat that stuff?

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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby hillsdown » Fri Feb 27, 2015 7:05 pm

That is one product we do not have here Slick. It looks kind of gross! :yuck:
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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby slick4591 » Fri Feb 27, 2015 7:13 pm

Yep, that what I was thinking. I noticed that the display was full and wasn't missing any cans.
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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby HDRider » Fri Feb 27, 2015 7:21 pm

Slick,
It is so easy to make good sausage gravy.

Put your sausage in the frying pan. Keep breaking it up as it cooks.
Cook the sausage until it is dark brown, almost black.
Add as much flour as you have oil in the pan. You can add a little oil if you want. Keep the oil and flour ratio even.
Stir, stir, stir.
Add a little milk or cream. Cream is better.
Salt and pepper to taste. Some might add a pinch of sugar.
Keep adding liquid until it is the thickness you want. Keep stirring.
Turn the heat off. Keep stirring.
Done

Now I'll let someone else tell you how to make the biscuit.
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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby slick4591 » Fri Feb 27, 2015 7:31 pm

HDRider wrote:Slick,
It is so easy to make good sausage gravy.

Put your sausage in the frying pan. Keep breaking it up as it cooks.
Cook the sausage until it is dark brown, almost black.
Add as much flour as you have oil in the pan. You can add a little oil if you want. Keep the oil and flour ratio even.
Stir, stir, stir.
Add a little milk or cream. Cream is better.
Salt and pepper to taste. Some might add a pinch of sugar.
Keep adding liquid until it is the thickness you want. Keep stirring.
Turn the heat off. Keep stirring.
Done

Now I'll let someone else tell you how to make the biscuit.


Oh, I've done it before, just don't do it enough to stay in practice. Last time I tried I believe you could have laid brick with it. The wife is an artist at making it, but says she don't want me gone from this world just yet, so I don't get it very often. :lol2:
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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby M-5 » Fri Feb 27, 2015 7:35 pm

That Gravy in a can is not bad. HD recipe is perfect. Biscuits

Womp ems will work.
Frozen aunt b is better.
Homemade is best.

Get a large bowl fill with selfrising flour.
Push out a hole in the middle
Pour about 1/4 cup oil in middle
Pour about 2 cups butter milk
Start pulling flour into the liquid and kneading it as you go
When the ball of dough is not gummy anymore pinch off a ball roll it between your hands make a perfect ball. On a greased spider put each ball and mash it down till the pan is full . Dip your knuckles in oil and dab the top of each biscuit. Oven at 375 cook till Brown on top.
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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby Luca Brasi » Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:32 pm

HDRider wrote:Slick,
It is so easy to make good sausage gravy.

Put your sausage in the frying pan. Keep breaking it up as it cooks.
Cook the sausage until it is dark brown, almost black.
Add as much flour as you have oil in the pan. You can add a little oil if you want. Keep the oil and flour ratio even.
Stir, stir, stir.
Add a little milk or cream. Cream is better.
Salt and pepper to taste. Some might add a pinch of sugar.
Keep adding liquid until it is the thickness you want. Keep stirring.
Turn the heat off. Keep stirring.
Done

Now I'll let someone else tell you how to make the biscuit.


Reminds me of the scene in the movie My Cousin Vinny where Joe Peschi asks the cook if he's aware of the ongoing cholesterol problem in the country.
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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby highgrit » Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:46 pm

Slick, I hear the same thing.
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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby slick4591 » Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:10 pm

Thanks for the instructions. I've never tried to make scratch biscuits and have never been married to a woman that could. I remember my grandmother would mix them inside the flour sack. She would have the sack between her legs and pour stuff directly in the sack. She would mix and pull out the big dough ball, then roll out the dough and cut out individual biscuits.

Dang they were good!
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Postby slick4591 » Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:11 pm

M-5 wrote:That Gravy in a can is not bad.


Didn't see where you said it was good, either. :lol:
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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby LazyARanch » Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:06 pm

Slick, try the powdered stuff in the envelopes they sell with the gravy mixes in the grocery store. I've tried several and they are pretty good! Just add your own sausage. I like the McCormick Original Sausage Gravy mix.
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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby M-5 » Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:22 pm

slick4591 wrote:
M-5 wrote:That Gravy in a can is not bad.


Didn't see where you said it was good, either. :lol:


If you had ever had my grandmas none of it is as good. I do buy it when I'm the only one eating and want a quick meal.
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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby wacocowboy » Sat Feb 28, 2015 3:30 am

Buy a can give it a try what is the worst that could happen.
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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby HDRider » Sat Feb 28, 2015 7:20 am

Oh I hear the eat right speech too. Gravy and biscuits are a treat.

I quit taking cholesterol medicine a couple of years ago. Nasty stuff. My good cholesterol is very high, and my bad is a little high, so they ratio out good. I avoid hydrogenated oils, use olive oil for almost everything, and bacon grease. I use very little canola oil.
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Re: Sausage Gravy

Postby Craig Miller » Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:06 am

I like the homemade gravy better. Something about that powder stuff just aint the same.
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