Make this gravy using the drippings that remain in the pan after you've cooked the roast turkey. For additional flavor, add to the finished pan gravy any juices that accumulate on the platter as the turkey rests.
Thanksgiving Turkey Pan Gravy
Make this flavorful gravy using the drippings that remain in the pan after you've cooked the roast turkey.
Yield: makes about 4 cups
7 tbsp. of the pan drippings from turkey roasting pan
Pour off all but 7 tbsp. of the pan drippings from turkey roasting pan, then set pan on top of stove over medium heat. Add flour and cook, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until golden, about 2 minutes.
Gradually stir in sherry and stock, scraping browned bits stuck to bottom of pan; then increase heat to medium-high and cook until gravy has thickened slightly, 8–10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.