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Turkey Giblets with Turnips

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  Turkey gizzard 1 , cleaned, rinsed and quartered
  Turkey heart 1 , trimmed and quartered
  Turkey liver 1 , quartered
  Turkey neck 1 , skin removed, cut into 4 pieces
  Turkey wings 2 , cut into pieces
  Turkey feet 2 , singed, skinned, trimmed and halved lengthwise
  Pork fatback 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Beurre manie 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Meat stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Bouquet garni 1
  Onions 2
  Turnips 3 Medium, quartered
  Waxy potatoes 8 Small
  Carrot 1 , sliced
  Celery heart 1 , quartered

In a saucepan over low heat, melt the fatback until it renders its liquid fat.
Then add the beurre manie and, when the beurre manie begins to brown, add the turkey pieces, except the liver.
Season with salt and saute the turkey pieces until well browned seven to eight minutes.
Add the sugar.
Heat the stock and slowly pour it into the pan, stirring constantly.
Add the bouquet garni and the onions.
Simmer the mixture over low heat for about 45 minutes.
Add the turnips, potatoes, carrot and celery.
Cover the pan and simmer until the meats are tender about 30 minutes.
Add the liver and cook for a further 10 minutes.
Remove the turkey pieces and arrange them in a serving dish, with the wings on top.
Arrange the turnips, potatoes, carrot and celery around the meats.
Discard the bouquet garni and the onion and clove.
Strain the sauce, pressing the other onion through the sieve.
Return the sauce to the saucepan.
Degrease the sauce and reduce it if necessary.
Pour the sauce over the meats and vegetables.

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Turkey Giblets With Turnips Recipe