Turkey Giblet Broth

  in Recipes, Soups and Stews, Thanksgiving

Neck and giblets from a 10- to 12-pound turkey
6 cups water
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium carrot, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 bay leaf
1 sprig fresh thyme or pinch dried thyme
pinch whole black peppercorns

Place all ingredients in a soup pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour. Strain stock through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl and let cool. Discard solids. Use for making turkey gravy.