Cook the rice as directed. In a skillet, melt the butter and add the garlic, onion, celery and mushrooms. When tender, add turkey, wine and seasonings. Mix cornstarch and part of milk and thicken. Cook until bubbly. Combine rice and turkey mixture in large pan. Add remaining ingredients and enough water to make slightly soupy. Simmer for 20 minutes.
Novice turkey hunters are often intimidated when it comes time to clean this large bird. Just like a chicken or other fowl, there are two basic ways to clean a turkey: plucking and skinning. Learn how to clean a turkey
As always, never eat a wild mushroom unless you're certain of its identity and it has been cooked.
Learn how to cook & serve Missouri's wild bounty
Jan Phillips' award-winning book was published in 1979 and is now out of print. We've preserved it here. Learn how to turn wild Missouri plants into biscuits, fritters, jellies, juices, pancakes, pies, salads, soups, wines and more. Color illustrations help you identify plants that are poisonous or have poisonous parts.