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 ====== Mom's Thanksgiving Stuffing ====== ====== Mom's Thanksgiving Stuffing ======
-**I transcribed this over the phone and haven't made it yet.** 
 ===== Ingredients ===== ===== Ingredients =====
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-  * Pepperidge Farm //Cubed// Herb Stuffing +  * 1 pkg (12 oz) [[|Pepperidge Farm Cubed Herb Stuffing]] (red package) 
-  * Johnsonville ground Italian sausage, hot (caseless) +  * 2 lb Johnsonville ground Italian sausage, hot (caseless) 
-  * One onion, chopped +  * ~5 big carrots, chopped 
-  * A few stalks of celery, roughly chopped +  * 1 bunch celery, roughly chopped 
-  * Mushroomsroughly chopped +  * ~1 cup mushrooms, chopped or food processsed 
-  * 1-cups chicken broth (use the amount indicated on the stuffing bag for your serving size+  * ~cup chicken/vegetable broth 
-  * Almonds +  * ~3/4 lb almonds (most of a 1 lb sack
- +  * 1 stick butter 
-===== Do it ===== +  * Poultry seasoning 
-Put almonds in a pan with nothing else and heat, watching closely and stirring periodically.  Careful not to burn them -- they will become murderously bitter.  When done, roughly chop or food-process them.+  * Sage
-Put stuffing into a large mixing bowl.+===== Procedure ===== 
 +//Note: everything short of baking can be done ahead of time in the morning so you just have to chuck the pan in when the turkey comes out.  These directions supersede the stuffing package directions.//
-Saute onion, celery, and mushrooms in butter.+Put stuffing into one or two large mixing bowls. Leave plenty of headroom for mixing without spillage.
-Concurrently, brown the sausage well.+Do the following three things **concurrently**:
-Add veggies and sausage to stuffing bowl when they're done.+  - Brown the sausage. 
 +  - If using bouillon to make broth, do that in pot, otherwise heat liquid broth in pot. Add 1/2 stick of butter. 
 +  - Saute celery and carrots covered in 1/2 stick of butter.  After 6-8 minutes, add mushrooms and continue to saute covered.  When done, season with salt and pepper.
-Add softened butter and broth a bit at a time, mixing thoroughly, so that stuffing absorbs the fluid fully.+When the above is done, add veggies, sausage, and almonds to the stuffing bowl(s).  Add the butter/broth mixture a bit at a time, mixing thoroughly, so that stuffing absorbs the fluid fully.  Don't add so much that it gets soggy.  Season with poultry seasoning, sage, salt and pepper.
-Add lot of sage and poultry seasoning and some black pepper.  +Pour into greased casserole dish and bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.  This can be done the moment the turkey comes out to time things right.
-Pour into a greased casserole dish and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.  This should be done the moment the turkey comes out to time things right. 
mom_s_thanksgiving_stuffing.1259204521.txt.gz · Last modified: 2009/11/25 19:02 by tkbletsc