– 1 cup turkey drippings, including fat – 1 large carrot, sliced thinly – 1 yellow onion, peeled and diced – 1 celery stalk, sliced thinly – 3 sprigs fresh thyme – 6 tablespoons all purpose flour – 3 ½ cups turkey or chicken stock – 2 bay leaves – salt and pepper to taste
6. Sprinkle flour over the mixture and stir until flour is absorbed by the liquid to form a roux. 7. Continue to cook while stirring an additional 2-3 minutes or until golden in color. 8. Add in turkey drippings while continuing to stir constantly. Cook about three minutes (continuing to stir) then add turkey stock and bay leaves.