Gravy is a staple for any Thanksgiving spread. But cooking the day of is already so chaotic that the last thing you want to do is dirty another dish or take up another burner on the stove. That’s why make-ahead dishes are so important for Thanksgiving success.
But it can be hard to make gravy ahead of time when most recipes require the drippings from your turkey (or maybe your Thanksgiving spread doesn’t include a turkey at all). But no matter the situation, you deserve to have it on your table. Here’s how you can make a great gravy ahead of time and without those drippings.
Our recipe for All-Purpose Gravy uses a few great tricks to create a meaty and rich sauce that will taste great on anything you pour it on. Here are a few of them: