Take 5 minutes to make a large bulk batch and store in your refrigerator.
Beef or Chicken Gravy Master Mix
makes about 2 2/3 cups mix.
1 1/3 cups instant nonfat milk powder
3/4 cup flour
3 tablespoons (or 9 cubes) of beef or chicken bouillon granules
1/2 cup butter or margarine
sage, thyme onion powder, pepper (read quantities for each below).
To make master mix:
Combine powdered milk, flour, boullion, and the following seasonings in a bowl and whisk together:
1/8 tsp. ground thyme
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/8 tsp. sage
1/4 tsp. sage
1/8 tsp. thyme
1/8 tsp. pepper
In a food processor combine butter or margarine with dry ingredients until well blended. store in a container with tight fitting lid. Label and date contents. and tape directions below to container. Store in refrigerator. use within 6 weeks.
To make Gravy:
makes 1 cup:
1 cup cold water
1/2 cup gravy mix
Pour water in a saucepan. Use a whisk to stir in gravy mix. Stir constantly over medium heat until gravy is smooth and slightly thickened, 2-3 minutes.