4 ounces of chipped beef
1/4 cup of butter
1/4 cup of flour
3 cups of milk
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of pepper

Melt butter in saucepan, add flour and stir until blended. Whisk in milk and stir over medium heat until thickened, about 2 minutes. Add chipped beef and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Recipe courtesy of Laura’s maternal grandmother, Nana.