Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Good gravy!

Dr. Hibbert: Well, your cholesterol level is lethally high, Homer, but I'm more concerned about your gravy level.

Homer Simpson: Now, wait a second. You doctors have been telling us to drink eight glasses of gravy a day!

-- The Simpsons, "Bart Star"

Today's Tennessean has an excellent article about Southern-style gravies -- with recipes. Check it out here.

I can make one hell of a gravy using dripping from a pork roast. To wit:


Brian Stanley said...

Food writing is the only thing the Tennessean has going for it anymore

Joltin' Django said...

I hear ya, Brian.

Mister Jimmy said...

The best thing that ever happened to real mashed taters was real pan-made gravy. I'll have one glass please!