"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
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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