We raised our own meat and vegetables when I was a girl. This golden chicken always reminds me of Mom and home...there's nothing quite like a crispy piece smothered in creamy gravy. — Vera Reid, Laramie, Wyoming
As far as my family is concerned, I can never have enough homemade gravy on hand for Thanksgiving dinner! The base for this flavorful gravy is prepared with turkey wings and can be prepared in advance. —Linda Fitzsimmons, Fort Edward, New York
“I’ve tried fancy stuffing recipes for our Thanksgiving bird, but none hits the spot like my mother’s simple mixture of bread, eggs and caramelized vegetables,” says field editor Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, Georgia.
Field editor Sharon Manus of Smyrna, Tennessee seasons beef patties with onion, fresh mushrooms and golden mushroom soup. The tasty entree makes a quick and hearty meal when served over mashed potatoes with a salad or veggie on the side.
"We enjoy these flaky biscuits covered with creamy gravy not only for breakfast, but sometimes for dinner," reports Darlene Brenden of Salem, Oregon. Priced at only 27 cents per serving, "It's hard to find a more stick-to-the-ribs meal and at such a low cost," she notes.