Pale Gravy

Ok, I did it again.  This gravy looks anemic.  Browsing through one of my Mom’s old cook books, I found this helpful hint.

A quick way to darken gravy:  Mix one tablespoon of sugar and one tablespoon of water in a heavy pan until the water evaporates and the sugar starts to brown.  then pour the pale gravy into the sugared pan.  Or add dark percolated coffee to the pale gravy.  It will add color but won’t affect the taste.

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