The 1-2-3 Gravy You Can (& Should) Make in Advance

I have a Thanksgiving confession. I always thought you couldn’t, wouldn’t, shouldn’t make gravy before the turkey was out of the oven. Those pan juices are crucial for the biggest, boldest flavor, right?

Wrong. In our shiny new video series, Dear Test Kitchen, our test kitchen director Josh Cohen answers questions just like this—inspired by our Hotline—and brings along his own tips, tricks, mini recipes, and mashed potatoes. (Josh is just like that.)