Apparently lumpy gravy does not have to be a component of the Thanksgiving meal.
I've had varying degrees of gravy success over the years, and mentioned as much in my story about a turkey fryer in today's Food & Wine section. Several
readers gravy gurus jumped to my aide.
Ron Coates, of Sacramento, said the solution is a cool one: if you see lumps forming, whisk the gravy and add a handful of crushed ice.
"The lumps will just disappear," he said.
Another reader called claiming to have a lump-proof gravy recipe. I've left her a message and am hoping to hear back. Stay tuned: if she agrees, I'll reprint her recipe here.
Do you have a gravy tip or secret weapon? Post your comments here.