Yes, It's Possible to Make Gravy Ahead of Time This Thanksgiving

Learn the secret to turning out silky, flavorful gravy ahead of time.
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Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey on a Plate

Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey on a Plate

Photo by: Brent Hofacker

Brent Hofacker

According to Alex Guarnaschelli, "Thanksgiving is not Thanksgiving unless everything is bathed in gravy." And we don't disagree. But given the rush of last-minute turkey carving, the warming of countless side dishes and the process of getting your whole family seated ahead of the feast, it can be tricky to devote the necessary time to turning out a silky gravy right before dinner is served. That's where this go-to trick comes in. Believe it or not, you don't need turkey drippings to make a winning gravy. The secret ingredient to be used instead? Oil.

Click the play button on the video below to see how it's done.

Get the recipe

Sausage-Stuffed Stuffing 03:22

Make Aaron's easy gravy, plus a deep-fried sausage stuffing appetizer.

Visit Food Network's Thanksgiving Central for more turkey-day inspiration.

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