"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Mom's Thanksgiving Gravy Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anna Wodynski
Added: Monday, November 19, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Carrots, cut in half lengthwise
Celery, cut in half lengthwise
Onions, quartered
1 package of sliced mushrooms, cut up
Turkey drippings
Jar of turkey gravy

Directions:
Directions:
Put carrots, celery and onion in roasting pan to go under turkey.
In a pot, cook jar of turkey gravy.
Once turkey has cooked, add drippings to pot of gravy and pull out vegetables. Mash vegetables well, and then strain into pot.
Add a tiny bit of vinegar. (2-3 drops)
Sauté mushrooms in butter, until liquid evaporates and add to gravy.
Add salt or vegeta to taste.
Optional: parsley, basil or dill.

Use hand blender if carrots, celery, onion are too chunky.
If gravy is too thick, add some chicken broth.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Lots
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes

 

 

 

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