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DH would probably eat this 7 days a week! He said this is the best recipe of all. I liked the easy preparation. I started it off on med. hi, put the heat up to boil the gravy for a minute, and then simmered it for a couple minutes. It was smooth and very tasty!

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MizzNezz April 16, 2002

I grew up eating this stuff! My mom always made it without the onion, but I personally prefer it with the onion. You could also add a little diced green bell pepper for flavor if you have no onions. This is the only gravy I like and it is so wonderful on toast!

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Daphne2002 January 20, 2003

Excellent! I made this 2 times, and used dried beef that was lower in sodium the second time. With the second batch, it had a much better taste. Thanks!

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Mike McCartney September 23, 2002

I make this for supper for my husband, but I add peas to it just before it is done. We love it.

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Linda15 August 08, 2002

Very good, my husband said he hasn't had this in 10+ years and this was the best he can remember. I rinsed the beef also, and used skim milk. Turned out fine.

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HopeK June 30, 2002

this recipe is excellant! very similar to mine, the only thing I do different is I rinse off the dried beef as I find it very salty...green onions make this really good! Yum I love this stuff!

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Donna January 10, 2002

Good 'ol SOS, it just doesn't get better than this. When my mom first served this to me as a child (many moons ago), she had introduced me to a dish that would remain a favorite of mine from then on. Over the years, I've served this meal to my children and their friends and now my grandchilden. I've never come across a person who didn't enjoy this. SOS is quick and easy to prepare. I serve this gravy over toast or biscuits (my preferred accompaniments), but I have also served over mashed potatoes or noodles. Occasionally, I will add peas to the dish, depending on my mood. However you decide to serve this, it is a winner with everybody. Enjoy! Note: Dried beef is very salty, if you wish, soak it in a water wash prior to cooking if you wish to reduced the saltiness. I hope you all enjoy this as much as my family does.

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Happy Hippie December 02, 2007

My dad was in the navy and called it "rafts a draft", but what ever it is called, it is homey, yummy and memory steering. Sometimes we would have it over rice or mashed potatoes. I added fresh ground pepper. Thanks for the memories, and posting the recipe I am putting together a recipe collection for family of old time favorites. It is surprising how many recipes I have come across here on Zaar that were my family's favorites and to see others out there enjoyed the many of the same.

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L DJ September 04, 2007

This is the hubby (Delaware born) and my 3 year old's favorite breakfast. Have not tried with the green onions but that sounds like a nice twist. Just wanted to say that instead of beef in the jar, I have had much better results from "air-dried beef" in the package. Carson's is the best but hard to find here in FL. Wal-mart sells Knauss brand which is pretty good. Eliminates the soaking or rinsing process. A great "sticks to the ribs" meal served any time!

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Jaymee December 29, 2003

Really good, quick and easy. Best of all, just like we remember as kids.

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Tahiti Girl January 03, 2012
Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast