Turkey Stock from Your Leftover Turkey


Here’s how to make turkey stock from your leftover turkey. First, remove any turkey meat from the turkey, and reserve for use later. Place the turkey carcass in a stock pot large enough for it to fit in. If necessary, break up the carcass to fit. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Once…

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Luxe Thanksgiving Turkey Gravy


This very easy, simple to make gravy is rich and luxurious in texture and taste.  For each cup of turkey broth/drippings, you will need:  1 cup turkey drippings/stock 2 tbsp. medium roux (Instructions here) 1 egg yolk Put turkey drippings/stock into a sauce pan and bring to just boiling, reduce to simmer. Add roux to…

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My Love for Roux- The basics


Roux. I love roux, and I depend on it to make my dishes unique. To a novice it might seem mysterious, but it’s really quite simple.  Many people use a roux and have no idea they’ve mastered a French cooking skill.  Roux is a combination of flour and fat.  The fat type, and the degree…

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Oven-Baked Chicken & Dumplings w/Spinach Salad


For the Baked Chicken, you will need: 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced 4 celery stalks, chopped 1 red onion, quartered 2 cups chicken broth 8 peeled carrots Lowry’s seasoning salt, to taste Black pepper, to taste Cooking spray Large baking dish Dumpling recipe (follows) Pre-heat oven to 375f. Spray the baking dish generously.…