Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Chocolate Gravy

Posted By on Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 5:45 PM

chocolate-gravy-lrg.jpg
  • kitchenscoop.com

Was chocolate gravy part of your childhood?

I have never had it or seen it, just read about it. Seems this thick sauce — cocoa powder, butter, sugar, flour — was a staple in some but not all Southern homes.

In any case, former Tennessee senator Fred Thompson is getting mileage out of the treat to promote the release of his book Teaching the Pig to Dance.

Chocolate gravy is generally served over biscuits. Thompson's memories of how it was served in his home is a bit different.

From a Hannity transcript:

HANNITY: A different mentality we have today.

I can't believe you ate possum. You ate possum? What is with that?

THOMPSON: Only with chocolate gravy.

HANNITY: Chocolate gravy? Every week you said you ate it.

Comments (8)

Showing 1-8 of 8

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-8 of 8

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Most Commented On

ADVERTISEMENT

Flyer Flashback

Looking Back at a Time When We Cared About Your Dreams

Read Story

© 1996-2014

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Memphis Business Quarterly
Powered by Foundation