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Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner – Turkey Gravy

Turkey Gravy

I confess to loving turkey gravy and dressing as much or more than the turkey itself. I also confess that I’m partial to this gravy recipe inspired by one of my grandmothers. She always put a bit of allspice in her gravy, and I love how it enhances the flavor.

Then there’s the broth. I could go on and on about the tastiness and benefits of turkey broth. I always try to have some in the freezer, but you can also find it in stores. You can also make a bit of broth from the turkey gilets. Try turkey broth in your gravy and you’ll be a convert, too


See my Thanksgiving Turkey Menu below and watch for more of these recipes

​ Servings: 6      Serving size: 1/3 cup      Preparation time: 20 minutes

Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter        4 tablespoons cornstarch or     arrowroot or flour 1 1/2 cups turkey broth 1 cup turkey drippings        1/4 cup white table wine       1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/8 teaspoon white pepper Salt to taste

Directions 1. Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat.  2. Stir in cornstarch (or flour or arrowroot), and cook for 1 minute while whisking.  3. Gradually add broth, drippings, wine, and seasonings, stirring constantly.  4. Bring to a boil while stirring.  5. Reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened.

Wonderful to pour over your hot turkey sandwich the next day.

​I hope you enjoy my recipes. Let me know if you’ve tried any of them and how they turned out. Feel free to share your favorite Thanksgiving recipes in your comments.

Good cooking to you, and Happy Thanksgiving! ​Linda

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