"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
Meat drippings . 1-2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/8 cup water
After meat is cooked remove from pan. Save drippings. Put the drippings in a sauce pan over medium heat. Mix together the cornstarch and water and pour into drippings. Stirring constantly, bring mixture to a boil. Boil one minute or to consistency you need for your meal. Scoop any fat off the top before serving.
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