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Tomato gravy? Answered

I am looking for an old recipe for tomato gravy. I know it has canned tomatoes and milk. does this sound familiar?

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Pinky212 (author)2010-05-20

BTW, Mom is 100% Bohemian and Dad was 100% German so I don't think this dish had anything to do with nationalty.  It had a lot to do with the necessity of feeding 5 children and 2 adults.!

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Pinky212 (author)2010-05-20

As a kid, we had a lot of tomato gravy on bread, especially in the winter.  I grew up in the Midwest and we were dirt poor farmers.  But I digress.  Mom had a garden and canned about 100 quarts of tomatoes every season,  She just thickened a quart of her canned tomatoes with flour, added some butter, salt and pepper, and served it ladled over her homemade bread.  It was soooo delish!  I'm a grandma now, living alone, and make this out of store bought canned tomatoes and put it on store bought bread.  It's still delish!

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caitlinsdad (author)2009-03-06

Italian families usually refer to tomato sauce as "gravy". Maybe you were thinking about "vodka sauce" which is a light tomato sauce with the addition of cream and vodka. It is great on pasta. There may be other variations. Good luck.

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