Apple-Herb Gravy

Reserved turkey drippings
3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
¼ cup apple brandy (can substitute sherry or apple cider if desired)
2 cups apple cider
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  1. Strain turkey drippings into large clear measuring cup. Skim off fat, reserving 3 tablespoons.
  2. Whisk reserved fat and flour over medium-low heat until combined. Increase heat to medium and add remaining drippings. Whisk until combined and cook for three minutes.
  3. Add apple brandy and cook for one minute to burn alcohol; then add apple cider. Bring to a simmer and stir until thickened.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and serve with Apple-Brined Turkey.