Recipes for Chicken with Skillet Gravy, Pan-Fried Chicken with Gravy, and Fried Chicken with Creamy Gravy exemplify just how tantalizing gravy is when combined with poultry.
Making turkey gravy is simply a matter of stirring pan drippings and a little fat with flour and broth. The giblets are a bonus.
Here's a low-calorie, fat-free gravy. Make it with broth, sweet potato, and carrots and flavor with molasses and allspice.
A couple of simple steps is all it takes to create a smooth gravy using chicken broth and drippings from meat or poultry.
Don't reserve gravy just for special occasions. Drizzle this ready-in-10 sauce over roasted chicken or turkey for a weeknight meal that tastes holiday-worthy.
A glaze of Dijon-style mustard and orange marmalade is used to baste the Cornish game hens during roasting and to flavor the gravy.
For this roast chicken recipe, the cavity is filled with onion, carrot, lemon, and fresh sage. Additional fresh sage leaves are placed under the skin. The result is tender, moist, and flavorful chicken meat.
Revive a time-honored tradition and roast a chicken for Sunday dinner. Your family will love the pecan and grape corn bread dressing as well as the sage-rubbed chicken.
Why would you want to know how to make chicken fried steak (also know as country fried steak)? First, almost everything is more delicious when it's fried, but more importantly, this is a great trick for making a tough piece of beef more tender and flavorful. Where does the "chicken" part come in? The name nods to both the herb coating that the meat is dredged in (made with flour or breadcrumbs) -- similar to the batter used for fried chicken -- and the fact that it's fried to golden brown, just like chicken. The dish is usually made with round steak (also known as cube steak once it's been tenderized by a butcher).
Learning how to cook cube steak the right way, and you'll have a flavorful meal that makes you feel like you've eaten in a steakhouse, without the dent in your wallet.
Old-time Southern grandmas sure knew how to make cornbread dressing -- a rich and tasty side dish, with a delightfully light and fluffy texture. The perfect accompaniment to roast chicken and turkey, once upon a time cornbread dressing was as crucial to the Thanksgiving feast as the turkey. Today it isn't reserved only for holidays -- it's the perfect casserole for company dinners, special roasts or buffets.
Most cooks feel confident they know how to cook mashed potatoes. It's simple: just boil up some potatoes and mash them with butter, milk, and a little salt and pepper, right? Sure, that will work, but there's so much more you can do to punch up the flavor! By adding a few extra ingredients to the basic mashed potato recipe, you can make potatoes that go from everyday to gourmet with little effort.
Most home cooks, at least those who cook for a family with some regularity, know how to bake pork chops and have a few go-to recipes they enjoy. There's room in every recipe box, though, for another easy method for how to bake pork chops. Try this one and it might just become a family favorite.
If your idea of a home-style meal isn't complete without a mouthwatering side of mashed potatoes, you're going to love the satisfaction of learning how to make mashed potatoes from scratch. Homemade mashed potatoes are creamy, filling and so much better than the instant variety. While this tasty side has gotten a bit of a bad rap thanks to the low-carb diet craze, mashed potatoes actually provide a number of essential nutrients, including fiber, protein, calcium, iron and a full 30 percent of your recommended daily intake of vitamin C in just a single serving.
It's almost impossible to think of a Thanksgiving feast without cranberry sauce. The turkey, potatoes, gravy and all the other side dishes are important, but cranberry sauce is the finishing touch. Sure, the kind from a can will do in a pinch, but homemade is far better, and you don't have to be an expert chef to learn how to make cranberry sauce from scratch.