Black Pepper Cream Gravy
In a saucepan over medium-high heat, melt the butter/bacon fat.
Whisk in the flour.
Sauté the flour until lightly browned. Remove pan from the heat.
Pour the milk into the pan in a steady stream, whisking constantly.
Return pan to the heat.
Whisk until the gravy thickens. Whisk in the cream, salt, and pepper.
Keep warm until needed.