2. Speaking of those veggies, leave them in big pieces. from 10 Common Gravy Mistakes

10 Common Gravy Mistakes

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1. Lack of advance planning.

Even though you make the gravy at the last minute, deciding to make it after the turkey is cooked won't work! To get the most flavor, filling the roasting pan with vegetables (onions, carrots, mushrooms, celery, and my friend’s secret, parsnips) ensures a tasty gravy.