Monday, October 19, 2009

::Mom's Turkey Stuffing::

1 1/2 Cup chopped celery (3 stocks)
1 Cup onion (1 large)
1/2 Cup butter
1 Tbls. fresh sage, snipped, or 1 tsp poultry seasoning
1/4 tsp black pepper
12 cups dry bread cubes
1- 1 1/4 Cup chicken broth

In large skillet, cook celery and onion in hot butter until tender but not brown.
Remove from heat and add poultry seasoning and pepper.
Place cried bread cubes in large bowl and toss with onion mixture.
Drizzle with enough chicken broth to moisten, tossing lightly to combine.
Place stuffing in 2 Quart casserole and bake, covered, in 325 degree oven for 30 to 45 minutes or heated through.

To Make Dry Bread Cubes:
Cut fresh bread into 1/2 inch cubes (you'll need 12 -14 slices for 8 cups)
Spread cubes on baking sheet and bake in 300 degree oven for 10 -15 minutes of until dry, stirring twice.
Cool- the bread will continue to crisp as it cools.

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