How to Make Perfect Gravy

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How to Make Perfect Gravy

Read on to learn how to make perfect gravy.

Step 1: Cook the Bacon

Sauté with the shallots in oil. Sift in the flour.

Pro Tip: If you sift the flour so it lands in the skillet like a dusti ng of snow, it's impossible to create lumps.

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Step 2: Add the Wine

Stir it in until thoroughly incorporated.

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Step 3: Pour in the Stock

Simmer the gravy until thickened.

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Step 4: Finish the Gravy

Stir in the butter and season to taste.

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This delicious bacon-shallot gravy is an excellent make-ahead recipe since it doesn't require drippings from a roast turkey or chicken. The rich flavor comes from bacon, white wine and thyme.

Check out the slideshow above to learn how to make perfect gravy.

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