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The United States of Turkey

California Roast Turkey and Gravy

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By Jeanne Kelley
from Fine Cooking #125, pp. 48-55

This year, as an ode to the flavors of the USA, we’re celebrating our national feast day by creating six deliciously different roasted turkeys, gravies, and stuffings. Each is inspired by ingredients popular in a different part of the country, but all are based on one simple method.

Here’s how this works: Pick a region. Make its flavored butter and spread it under the turkey’s skin. Let the bird chill out in the refrigerator for a day or two and then roast it. Use the drippings from the turkey and more of the flavored butter to make a matching gravy. And with the regional add-ins on pages 54–55, bake a separate pan of stuffing that’s plentiful enough to feed your entire family. Have a happy Thanksgiving, from sea to shining sea.

Bonus Menus! Fine Cooking editors have rounded out Jeanne’s recipes with sides and a dessert that nod to their respective regions. See below for links to complete menus, including shopping lists and timelines.

California Roast Turkey and Gravy Midwestern Bread Stuffing  
California Thanksgiving
California Roast Turkey and Gravy
California Bread Stuffing
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  Midwestern Thanksgiving
Midwestern Roast Turkey and Gravy
Midwestern Bread Stuffing
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New England Bread Stuffing Pacific Northwestern Roast Turkey and Gravy  
New England Thanksgiving
New England Roast Turkey and Gravy
New England Bread Stuffing
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   Pacific Northwestern Thanksgiving
Pacific Northwestern Roast Turkey and Gravy
Pacific Northwest Bread Stuffing
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Southern Bread Stuffing Southwestern Turkey and Gravy  
Southern Thanksgiving
Southern Roast Turkey and Gravy
Southern Bread Stuffing
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  Southwestern Thanksgiving
Southwestern Roast Turkey and Gravy
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