Creating Smooth, Rich Gravy — Thanksgiving Tip of the Day

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Homemade Gravy; Ina Garten

Photo by: Tara Donne

Tara Donne

To create a smooth, rich gravy for Thanksgiving, gradually ladle the hot broth into the flour mixture, whisking constantly (this is key, or your gravy will be lumpy). Bring to a boil, then adjust the heat so the gravy simmers gently.

Try making: Ina Garten's Homemade Gravy recipe

Food Network Magazine shows you how to make the perfect gravy in seven simple steps (photos).

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