The Chew: Kirstie Alley
It was a special #ThrowbackChristmas episode of The Chew, and in a throwback to 1980s sitcom glory, Kirstie Alley joined the Clinton Kelly and Michael Symon in the kitchen. She is the star of the new TV Land series Kirstie, and she made a Sausage Gravy & Biscuits Recipe.
The Chew: Kirstie Alley Christmas
Kirstie admitted that she goes crazy for Christmas and has wacky traditions like making everyone wear matching pajamas. Now that her kids are getting older, they are learning to be patient with mom.
As a twice-married woman, she recalled getting a terrible holiday gift from her first husband. She thought she was getting a faux fur coat, but instead she got a mermaid nutcracker! That is when she first knew she might get divorced.
The Chew: Kirstie Alley Roles
What comes to mind for Kirstie when she looks back at familiar roles?
- Look Who’s Talking – She loves her best friend, John Travolta.
- Cheers – “Every day was like summer camp."
- Star Trek – She thinks she and William Shatner had chemistry.
The Chew: Kirstie on TV Land
In a scene from the new series Kirstie, the star’s character is reunited with the son she gave up for adoption, but she does not remember who his father was. You can watch her in Kirstie, Wednesday nights on TV Land.
The Chew: Kirstie Alley Sausage Gravy & Biscuits Recipe Ingredients
Alley remembers her grandmother, Annabelle Alley, cooking Sausage Gravy & Biscuits for Christmas breakfast, which is an easy recipe that does not have to be overly complex. Her trick is whisking the flour with the milk before putting it on the heat. If it’s too thick, add more milk. If it’s too thin, add more flour.
- 16 oz Jimmy Dean Pork Breakfast Sausage
- 1/2 cup Flour
- 16 oz Jimmy Dean Hot Pork Breakfast Sausage
- 1 1/2 cups Milk
- Biscuits (try Elvis Biscuits!)
- Salt & Pepper
Kirstie Alley: The Chew Sausage Gravy & Biscuits Recipe Directions
- Brown the sausage in a skillet until crispy, breaking it into dime-sized pieces.
- Season meat with salt and pepper.
- Mix milk and flour with a whisk and stir it into the sausage mixture.
- Bring a boil and cook about 10 minutes, until thickened.
- Add milk if needed and adjust seasonings.
- Serve this recipe over biscuits.