LarryAndre Wrote:
Oct 06, 2012 5:34 PM
I have found it BIG BIRD WITH GIBLET GRAVY RECIPE BIG BIRD with Giblet Gravy NOTE: Kill, pluck and clean BIG BIRD . Wash your hands thoroughly after clearing to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria. Ingredients 1 (100-120 -pound) BIG BIRD (reserve giblets, neck and livers for the gravy) 2 1/2 cups salt 1 cup black pepper 9 medium onions, coarsely chopped 10 carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped 10 Ribs celery, coarsely chopped 3 oranges, halved 15 sprigs fresh thyme (or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves) 10 bay leaf 2 Cups unsalted butter, softened at room temperature 3 gallons cup chicken stock 1 Qt apple cider 1 recipe Giblet Gravy, recipe follows Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and fit a roasting rack inside of a roastin