"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Cornbread Dressing Recipe

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Mimi and the finished dressing.

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandmother Margaret Harris
Added: Monday, January 14, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 pkg. Corn-Kit cornbread mix (baked)
8 slices light bread (old bread is best)
6-8 biscuits (use frozen or bisquick mix biscuits)
6 cans chicken broth
2 cups hot water with 4 T. chicken granules mix
4 eggs - well beaten
2 sticks margarine - melted
1 cup chopped onions
2 cups chopped celery
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Crumble cornbread (mash with potato masher) and bread and biscuits. Add all other ingredients except beaten eggs and mix well. Taste. Add eggs and water to make the consistency of cornbread before it is baked. Grease 3 large pyrex pans. Bake at 400 until brown. About 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
15-20
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandmother always made the dressing, but in the later years she allowed me to make it, although it never did measure up. I've managed to keep up the dressing tradition with the help of Brad being the "masher" .....

 

 

 

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