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I cant find my strainer/sieve I am making a roast chicken with pan gravy

mmdad Dec 15, 2009 02:35 PM

I take the juices in the pan, add celery, onion, carrot, garlic, cook it down in the fat add stock and reduce. Then I strain. I can't find a strainer, no time to buy one. What do you suggest. I also have no cheese cloth.

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  1. ChristinaMason RE: mmdad Dec 15, 2009 02:38 PM

    Use your colander or a slotted spoon.

    1. ChristinaMason RE: mmdad Dec 15, 2009 02:39 PM

      Alternatively, remove any peppercorns/bay leaves (if you're using them), and blend it in the blender to a smooth consistency.

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        2chez mike RE: mmdad Dec 15, 2009 02:41 PM

        Any thin piece of clean cloth that you can pour a liquid through should do.

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          mmdad RE: mmdad Dec 15, 2009 02:55 PM

          thanks for all the suggestions. I am going to do a little of all.

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