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  • How to Cook a Turkey – All about Gravy by Food Wishes

    How to Cook a Turkey – All about Gravy by Food Wishes

    Gravy Ingredients: 3 cups cooking liquid from turkey pan (fat removed) 4 cups turkey stock from the neck 1/2 cup cooked onions from pan *2-3 tbsp turkey fat *1 tbsp butter *1/4 cup flour salt and pepper to taste 1 tbsp chopped sage *double for thick gravy Notes: Gravy is the lifeblood of any real thanksgiving feast. It will moisten the driest turkey, and saturate the most solid stuffing. Lumpy mashed potatoes are no match for its slow-moving seduction. I […]

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  • Make-ahead Turkey Wing Gravy by Food Wishes

    Make-ahead Turkey Wing Gravy by Food Wishes

    I’m not a big fan of “make-ahead” recipes, but when it comes to Thanksgiving, the less we have to do before dinner, the better. This turkey wing gravy will not only free up valuable kitchen time, but chances are it will look and taste even better than those frantic, last-minute versions. A world-class gravy, while not a difficult procedure, does require a little bit of finesse and attention to detail. Of course, screaming kids, chatty relatives, and alcohol consumption are […]

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  • How to Make Gravy for Roast Turkey

    How to Make Gravy for Roast Turkey

    We like this video at ChopCast because we can tell this lady knows her stuff (read: she’s made gravy more than a few times).  Items to note in this video: – Degrease your pan drippings – Combine your roasting juices with stock to get the desired amount of gravy – Ratio of 1 tbsp of fat for every cup of gravy you want to make – She says 1 tbsp of fat for every 1.5 tbsp of flour (We like […]

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  • How to Make Gravy by AllRecipes

    How to Make Gravy by AllRecipes

    Items to note in this video: – Degrease your drippings (save for later use to make roux) – Use white wine or cognac to deglaze all the yummy brown bits at the bottom of the pan – Use a roux (equal parts fat and flour) to thicken your gravy – Put your finished product through a sieve to make sure you have a smooth gravy  

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  • How to Make Gravy by Melissa Clark (NYTimes)

    How to Make Gravy by Melissa Clark (NYTimes)

    Items to note in this video: – You can make gravy a head of time – Simmer the turkey neck and gizzard in chicken stock or turkey stock if you have it (1 hour) – Then make a roux (equal parts butter and flour) – make sure you whisk furiously as you add your flour and make sure there are no lumps – When you add your stock to the roux whisk furiously again to combine thoroughly – If you […]

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