Biscuits and gravy

Wondering what to do with all those biscuits?

Wondering how to add a few calories to your breakfast?

Allow me.

These are really super easy to make (along with, uh, everything else I ever blog) and are such comfort food for breakfast!

Biscuits and gravy


  • 1 pound breakfast sausage
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 can evaporated milk or about a cup and a half of milk (I guarantee nothing with skim milk; I’m a whole milk kinda girl)


  1. Brown up the sausage till it’s crumbly and completely cooked — no pink! — then evaluate your sausage grease situation. I put all the sausage on a paper-towel lined plate so I can see what I’m working with. You want to end up with about three tablespoons of grease left in there; drain off anything in excess of that
  2. Turn the burner to medium or so and sprinkle in three tablespoons of flour; whisking to combine. Pretty soon your mixture will look super thick and you’ll want to sock me one because this can’t possibly be right, but it is! Stay with me
  3. Now pour in your milk and keep whisking! Remember that flour doesn’t hit full thickening power till it’s bubbling (unlike cornstarch), so don’t give up; in just a couple minutes you’ll have gravy
  4. Now add back in the sausage and serve over your hot biscuits

This dish may or may not cause a Yankee to propose do you. I’m just sayin’.

5 thoughts on “Biscuits and gravy

  1. have i mentioned that i often say i would slap/stab/generally hurt someone for homemade biscuits gravy? if not, lets make it official. i TOTALLY would!

  2. Sausage gravy and biscuits take me back to my childhood. My mom used to make it sometimes on Saturday mornings. I didn’t appreciate it until I grew up. I think I’m going to give this one a try. Thanks

  3. FYI…i substituted vegi sausage crumbles and this recipe was still awesome. i quit the meat when i was 12 and for the most part don’t miss much of it. but biscuits and gravy is one of the few dishes that i miss

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