Turkey Stock for Gravy with Giblets

Turkey Stock for Gravy with Giblets

Early in the morning of Thanksgiving Day, across America, a scene if often played out. A wife is exasperated, and a little worried. A husband tasked to the rescue. Tools are employed. A screwdriver. A chisel. Some wide-necked pliers. Husband and wife begin to...
Put Down the Knife: Stock from that Turkey Carcass

Put Down the Knife: Stock from that Turkey Carcass

  Here’s what not to do now. Do not spend endless time carving every last piece of meat off the bones of that turkey. Leave all the fragments, and perhaps a chunk or two. Why? Because you are going to use the carcass on another day to make stock. Even if most of...
Turkey Stock for Gravy

Turkey Stock for Gravy

Gravy. After blood, the most precious liquid known to man. And that turkey gravy recipe you have may well call for using turkey stock. Here is a fast, easy, but delicious stock recipe from The New Thanksgiving Table by Diane Morgan. This recipe uses those “extra...

Gravy Making Tips

Earlier this week I blogged Arrows Roast Turkey. I have a big bird in the oven now and is following that recipe to the letter. That recipe has gravy instructions which are terrific. Still, many people feel rushed or overwhelmed by the time the turkey is out, carving...