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Ask Cynthia a Question – November 8, 2012

Louise asked: What are your best fool-proof tips for making perfect gravy? My answer: There is really no secret to making smooth, flavorful gravy, but with gravy, practice does make perfect. Cooking the flour and making a roux are the … Continue reading

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Ask Cynthia a Question – September 6, 2012

ZZ1111 asked: How do you thicken sauces like gravy, stir fry or pasta dishes? My answer:┬áThere are two basic ways to thicken sauces with flour (particularly gravy). Blend 2 tablespoons flour with 3 tablespoons water; stirring constantly add 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Ask Cynthia a Question – June 28, 2012

MARIE ASKED: I noticed in your column you mentioned a “gravy separator.” What is that? I am not familiar with this. MY ANSWER: Yes, I’ve used a gravy separator for years. It’s a tool I couldn’t be without in my … Continue reading

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