Squeak’rs Poutine

A Canadian classic – Bothwell tested and approved! Short on time? Use packaged fries and gravy mix.



  • 1L Beef, veal or chicken stock
  • 2-3 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Onion, diced
  • 2 tsp Dark balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp Black pepper
  • 2 tsp Salt




  1. Bring stock to a boil in a pot.
  2. Brown garlic and onion in a sauce pan.
  3. Add the butter and flour to the sauce pan, stir to form a roux.
  4. Slowly whisk the roux into the stock and add remaining gravy ingredients.
  5. Gently heat (whisking frequently) until consistency of gravy is reached.
  6. Cut potatoes to desired size and soak in cold water for at least an hour.
  7. Drain water and pat dry.
  8. Deep fry at 330 degree F until golden brown.
  9. Put fries on paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  10.  Place fries in a shallow bowl, add 1/3 cup of cheese curds to a ladle of gravy. Pour over fries.
  11. Kitchen Notes: Garnish with crisp bacon, chives or roasted garlic.