Get rid of the lumps by mixing thoroughly before cooking.
Gravy is the star of many great dishes. Here are a few secrets to help you make sensational gravy:
If you're making gravy for something that's been roasted or pan-fried, deglaze the pan and use the drippings for extra flavor.
For lump-free gravy, make sure the flour or cornstarch is thoroughly mixed with the fat or the cold liquid before cooking it.
Cook and stir constantly (use a whisk) until the gravy boils and thickens.
Browned bits of meat or poultry in gravy add lots of flavor, so don't bother with straining them out.
To finish gravy, season it to taste with salt and pepper and, if needed, thin it with a little broth, wine, or milk.
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