Prepare it ahead of time to cool, and skim off the fat that rises to the top. Family & friends have asked for this recipe. One word "DELISH" on a cold winter day. Serve with Keebler club crackers or warm fresh rolls.
Place turkey in a large 6-quart pot. Cover with chicken stock. Peel onions, cut in large pieces, and add to pot. Wash celery stalks, slice-add to pot-wash sliced carrots add to pot. Add 3 quarts of water herbs and spices. Simmer covered for about 2-1/2 hours. Bring to boil, and add rice. Cook for 5 minutes Serve at once or refrigerate for later reheating.