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Canned Gravy

Is store-bought gravy worth the time saved?

Published Nov. 1, 2002

What You Need To Know

Canned gravies sound super convenient. But is their flavor worth the time saved?  We sampled six supermarket gravies to see if you could buy good gravy at the store. The answer was an unequivocable no. Tasters found them "bland" at best, and at worst, "strange," "salty," "vegetal," "foul" and "metallic," with textures that ranged from "pasty," and "gooey," to "thin," and  "slim...