How to Make Pan Gravy for Roast Turkey

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Craig Claiborne’s Kitchen Primer

Craig Claiborne’s Kitchen Primer

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1969

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  1. When the turkey is cooked, remove it to a serving platter. Remove the rack from the roasting pan.

  2. Pour off most of the fat from the roasting pan and add from cups to 1 quart of turkey broth to the roasting pan. The amount of broth will vary according to the size of the turkey. Bring the broth to a boil and, using a wooden spoon, scrape and stir the bottom and sides to loosen the brown particles. When they are loosened, strain and measure this liquid.

  3. For each cup of liquid, use 1 tablespoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of flour to make the gravy. For example: