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Are you hosting Turkey Day this year? Make it a feast to remember with these recipes and cooking tips.
You Will Need
- Scrapings from the pan
- Onions or shallots
- White wine
- Cream, half-and-half, or low fat milk
- Roasted garlic
- Meat (optional)
Liven up store-bought gravy by adding the scrapings from the bottom of the roasting pan and a little bit of the drippings.
Add onions or shallots
Spice up the flavor by sauteing caramelized onions or shallots in butter. Add 1/4 cup of onion for each cup of gravy.
Add spice to gravy
Add spice to the gravy by finely chopping dried ancho, habanero, or chipotle peppers and stirring them in.
Make a savory gravy
Make a savory gravy by adding sauteed onions, mushrooms, rosemary, and white wine.
Enhance the flavor by adding a shot your favorite spirit. Brandy, port wine, cognac, and sherry are all great choices. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons for each cup of gravy.
Make creamy gravy
Make creamy gravy by adding cream, half-and-half or low fat milk to the gravy.
Add roasted garlic
Jazz up the gravy by whisking in 2 to 3 tablespoons of roasted garlic for each cup of gravy. Don't forget to pass out the breathe mints. Enjoy!