Cook fat drippings and broth OR boullion in a roasting pan or saucepan over medium heat until hot.
Stir corn starch and water in a small bowl until smooth; add to pan. If desired, add a dash of poultry seasoning for chicken and turkey gravies, a sprinkle of thyme for beef or a pinch of rosemary for pork. Stirring constantly with a wire whisk, bring to a boil over medium heat and boil 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper.
*This can be a gluten-free recipe if gluten-free broth or bouillon is used.
MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Combine all ingredients in a 2-quart, microwave-safe bowl. With a whisk, stir until corn starch is completely dissolved. Microwave on HIGH (100%) power for 7 to 9 minutes or until mixture boils, stirring every minute. Boil for 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper.
CREAMY GRAVY: Prepare as directed above, but mix corn starch with 1/4 cup cold milk instead of 1/4 cup cold water.