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I can't remember a Sunday when chicken wasn't fried in an iron skillet.  During the winter meals
included
Mom's mashed potatoes, homemade noodles, and fresh peas.  Summer sides included
fresh salads, sliced tomatoes with salt and pepper, onions and cucumbers soaking in vinega
r.

S
itting on the table along side her crispy crunchy chicken was gravy.  She would drain the skillet
grease leaving the left over bits from frying the chicken, add milk, flour, salt and a pinch of pepper.
With a few slow stirs the mixture turned into a thick gravy.  


I inherited my mom's recipe boxes and
started a collection of little tin recipe boxes.

Now I am sharing these handwritten recipes with you, adding others as I find them. Since this is a
hobby, I can only afford to buy so many recipes at a time.
 I find few gravy recipes written down.
Perhaps these recipes were so easy to remember no one bothered to keep records.
Gravy Recipes
Giblet Gravy Reicpe

1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups chicken broth
1 gizzard, chopped finely
1 liver - same way
Melt butter, add flour and salt.  Blend well.  Add broth and finely chopped
gizzard and liver.  Cook until thick, stirring constantly.
Holiday Gravy

Blend 1/4 cup of softened butter and 1 t of Kitchen Bouquet into 1/4 cup all purpose flour.  Stir with 2 cups
broth from giblets over low heat for 2 - 3 minutes.  Add chopped, cooked giblets if desired.  Season to
taste.  (Cook giblets approximately 2 hours and strain off broth.)

As I have stated earlier, I am not a professional cook. I do not know what Kitchen Bouquet is or if it can
still be purchased
Read, "The Story of the Missing Cookie Jar" by PenVampyre.  
A delightful little Christmas story with mouthwatering  recipes
for the most wonderful time of the year!

Read "
Santa and the Magic Key", plus recipes for your
holidays.  A story by Robin Wallace.

Read "
Easter and Where NOT to Hide Eggs"  Memories of
Easters past and a few vintage recipes.

Logan's Halloween Story -The original story won first place in
sixth-eighth grade division of Southeastern Middle School,
2005 by Logan Lyon

Food and Genealogy.  A story By Robin L. Wallace.  Our
lives, our families, our very history's are defined by the foods
we eat.

Family Reunion Recipes.
"The Fourth of July and Other Disasters"
(With Apologies to Jean Shepherd)
By Robin L. Wallace

A short story by Suellen Fry.  Memories of my father and his
version of Kickapoojoyjuice.