Old-Fashioned Giblet Gravy

Old-Fashioned Giblet Gravy Larger photo We’ve included the liver in our giblet gravy, which gives it a richer flavor. If you simply cannot abide with even a hint of the taste of liver, you can leave it out. Giblet gravy is usually served “chunky”, if you want, you can purée it for a smoother gravy. One traditional option is the addition of chopped hard boiled eggs to the gravy. If you want to try that, chop up 3 hard boiled eggs finely, and add them to the gravy in step 6. Ingredients Giblets (neck, gizzard, heart, liver) from a turkey … Continue reading Old-Fashioned Giblet Gravy

Giblet Gravy

Giblet Gravy Recipe By:Mary48 “My Mother has been making this gravy every year at Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinners for about 50 years. It’s really good on mashed potatoes, cornbread dressing and the turkey.” Ingredients 1 giblets from a turkey 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 cube chicken bouillon 1 stalk celery, halved 1/4 yellow onion 1 quart water 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth 4 hard-cooked eggs 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 cup milk Directions In a 2 quart saucepan, simmer the giblets, salt, pepper, bouillon, celery and onion in 1 quart of water for 40 to 50 … Continue reading Giblet Gravy

Homestyle Turkey, the Michigander Way

Homestyle Turkey, the Michigander Way Recipe By:Robin C. “A simple, down to basics recipe when it comes to the good old tom turkey.” Ingredients 1 (12 pound) whole turkey 6 tablespoons butter, divided 4 cups warm water 3 tablespoons chicken bouillon 2 tablespoons dried parsley 2 tablespoons dried minced onion 2 tablespoons seasoning salt Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Rinse and wash turkey. Discard the giblets, or add to pan if they are anyone’s favorites. Place turkey in a Dutch oven or roasting pan. Separate the skin over the breast to make little pockets. Put … Continue reading Homestyle Turkey, the Michigander Way

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce A Thanksgiving classic. Ingredients 12 ounces cranberries 1 cup white sugar 1 cup orange juice Directions In a medium sized saucepan over medium heat, dissolve the sugar in the orange juice. Stir in the cranberries and cook until the cranberries start to pop (about 10 minutes). Remove from heat and place sauce in a bowl. Cranberry sauce will thicken as it cools. Continue reading Cranberry Sauce

Yummy Sweet Potato Casserole

Yummy Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe By:TINA B “My family begs me to make this creamy baked dish every Thanksgiving and Christmas. What makes it so good is the pecan topping! Try it and I’m sure it will become your new tradition!” Ingredients 4 cups sweet potato, cubed 1/2 cup white sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Put sweet potatoes in a … Continue reading Yummy Sweet Potato Casserole