Stuffing Recipes for Stuffing the Turkey
1/2 cup minced onion
1 1/2 chopped celery (stalks and leaves)
1 cup butter
9 cups bread cubes
2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoons crushed sage leaves
1 teaspoon crushed thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon pepper
In a Large skillet cook and stir onion, and celery in butter until onion is tender. Stir in about 1/3 of the bread cubes. Turn into deep bowl. Add remaining ingredients; toss lightly stuff turkey just before roasting. Makes 9 cups-enough for a 12 pound turkey.
*Southern Pecan Stuffing: Follow recipe for Bread Stuffing except-decrease cube to 8 cups and butter to 3/4 cup. Add 2 cups coarsely chopped pecans with the remaining ingredients.
*Apple Stuffing: Follow recipe for Bread Stuffing except-decrease bread cubes to 7 cups and increase salt to 1 tablespoon. Add 3 cups finely chopped apples and raisins with remaining ingredients.