Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy


In this video, you’ll see how to make Marsala and porcini mushroom gravy before the Thanksgiving crush even begins! You know that mad scramble during ... See moreThanksgiving dinner preparation, when everything is coming together at once? Well, you can salvage a bit of sanity by making the gravy in advance. Chef John will show you a trick to make turkey stock in advance. Once you have the stock prepared, you’re well on your way! Simply make a roux with butter, sautéed porcini mushrooms, and flour, and add the stock, letting it simmer on the stove. You can add pan drippings from the roast turkey to the gravy if you like. A smidgen of cream at the end gives this delicious Thanksgiving sauce a bit of extra richness. Watch the video, then get the recipe for Make-Ahead Marsala Turkey Gravy. This classic recipe is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving dinner menu. See more Thanksgiving videos >>

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Nov 19, 2013 12:40 PM

I'm traveling to thanksgiving... would this freeze well to reheat once there?

Attila Von Stryker

Nov 10, 2013 11:04 AM

Mmmmmm Gravy!

Alyce torten

Nov 21, 2012 6:23 PM

Sounds good, im making this as I write this

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