Friday, October 24, 2008

Stuffing Recipes

The Holidays with Turkey are just not complete without the perfect stuffing!
Whether you Stuff your bird or cook the stuffing on the side... it has to be good!

#1... Quick & easy...

3-4 boxes of turkey or chicken Stove Top Stuffing
1 lb bulk breakfast sausage
1 lb fresh mushrooms... chopped
1 stalk celery... finely chopped
a quarter onion.. finely chopped
1 T butter
Poultry seasoning (to taste... about 1 Tblsp)

Fry sausage till done. remove sausage & in sausage grease, add butter... saute celery & onion till transparent. Add mushrooms & poultry seasoning & cook only a few min. (till cooked down).
In a pot.... cook stuffing as directed on box but add the veggies & sausage to water before adding the croutons in box. Mix all together & let sit till water is absorbed.

#2: Apple-Sourdough Bread Stuffing

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
2 apples, peeled, cored and diced (preferably Macintosh)
2 celery stalks, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
1 tablespoon dried sage
2 teaspoons dried thyme
4 cups sourdough bread cubes
2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, apples and celery and saute 5 minutes, until soft. Add parsley, sage, dried thyme, and remaining 2 teaspoons of oregano. Stir to coat apples and vegetables with herbs and spices. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and add cubed bread and chicken broth. Toss to combine. Season, to taste, with salt and black pepper. Transfer the stuffing mixture to a baking dish and bake in oven at 375 degrees F for 45 minutes.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Funny Cooking Stories

Forget to take out the giblet bag? Used Salt instead of Sugar? Dog ate the roast?

Tell us your funny cooking story!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Thanksgiving Day Turkey

Put on your Apron & get ready to cook that bird!
To brine or not to brine ..... roast ... smoke .... deepfry... stuffed or not ....
Soooooo many choices & everyone says theirs is the juiciest.
Share YOUR Juicy Turkey recipies with us!!!