Notes: If making gravy up to 1 day ahead, cool, cover, and chill. To reheat, stir over medium-high heat until steaming; or heat in a microwave-safe container in a microwave oven at full power (100%), stirring often, until steaming. To Transport: Carry hot gravy in a thermos.
1 cup minced onion
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves or dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh sage leaves or dried rubbed sage
Fat-skimmed drippings from oven-roasted or barbecued turkey
Salt and pepper
How to Make It
In a 3- to 4-quart pan, combine onion, thyme, sage, and butter. Stir often over high heat until onion is lightly browned, 3 to 4 minutes.
In a small bowl, blend about 1/2 cup broth with the cornstarch. Pour remaining broth and the turkey drippings into pan with the onion mixture. When it boils, add the cornstarch mixture, a portion at a time, until gravy is as thick as desired. Add salt and pepper to taste.