Roasted Turkey Stock
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POSITION a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 425 degrees. Pour the oil into a large roasting pan. Break or chop the carcass into several large pieces and put it in the pan with the onion, celery and carrot.
ROAST for 30 min replica watches uk utes, stirring two or three times. Transfer to a large stockpot. Pour off and discard any fat from the roasting pan. Set the pan over medium heat and add the brandy. Stir with a wooden spoon, scraping up the browned bits. When the mixture is bubbling, pour the drippings into the stockpot. Add the ginger, thyme and peppercorns. Add enough water to almost cover the turkey pieces.
BRING to a simmer, skim any foam that rises to the top, then reduce the heat to maintain a slow simmer. Simmer 2 hours.
STRAIN into a large bowl, cool and refrigerate overnight. Remove the fat from the top and use to make soup, or divide into portions and freeze. Save enough dressing to make this for breakfast Friday.
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 to 4 cups leftover dressing
6 large eggs
2 tablespoons grated cheddar cheese
PREHEAT oven to 400 degrees. Use the butter to heavily grease an 8 inch square baking pan. Put the cold leftover dressing in it. Use the back of a spoon to press 6 indentations into the dressing.
PLACE the pan in the oven to heat for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and crack the eggs into the indentations. Sprinkle with the grated cheese and return to oven until the eggs are just set, 8 to 10 minutes. Serve with hot sauce and coffee.
Yield: 6 servings.
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