Homemade Country Gravy (white gravy)

Before my wife and I were married, I told her that one of my favorite breakfast meals was biscuits and gravy and asked her if she had ever had it before. Her response was “No, that’s weird.”
Well this was coming from someone who doesn’t care too much for gravy.
So one day, I decided to take the plunge!
I was making us breakfast, but I didn’t tell her what I was making (biscuits and gravy). When I was finished, I served us both a plate. Nervously, I took it over to her in hopes that she wouldn’t be completely disappointed when she saw what it was.
Surprisingly, she smiled and said she would try it.
(I’m so nervous)………………………………………………………………………………………
Minutes later, the plate is empty!
Who would have thought! She loved it! (woo-hoo!)
This has become a family favorite  – from my wife who thought ‘it was weird’ – to my sister, brother in law, and dad who said they do not like biscuits and gravy!
Every single one of those^^^^^^ loved ones I named above- tried it, loved it, and request it often!
The moral of the story is…. Don’t be afraid to try new things….
Or is it that I’m usually right?
I think BOTH! 🙂 hehe!
Try it out and hopefully your family will love it as much as mine!
  •  8 Tablespoons butter
  •  8 Tablespoons flour
  • 5 Cups of milk
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Melt the butter over medium heat, add the flour and stir together to make a roux. When all of the flour is mixed in with the butter, add the milk, salt and pepper (about 1-2 teaspoons). Continue stirring and bring to a boil.

My family likes sausage in the gravy, so I cook the sausage separately, drain it and add to the gravy once it’s done.


If you don’t have butter handy, you can use the grease from the cooked sausage to create your roux for the gravy.

Fry a couple of eggs on the side, or eat it just like that over some fresh biscuits!



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