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No-Fail Gravy

This recipe originally appeared on the Rachael Ray Show. For more recipes and videos from the show visit


  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • Cracked black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 quart stock-in-a-box, turkey or chicken
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 to 2 cups pan drippings, fat skimmed or separated


Melt butter in pan over medium heat. Whisk in lots of pepper then add flour. Cook 2 minutes then whisk in stock and Worcestershire. Raise heat a bit to thicken gravy to lightly coat spoon. Cover and turn off heat. 

To serve, bring the gravy to a low bubble and whisk in pan drippings from your turkey. 

Rachael Ray