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Turkey Dressing Recipe

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Aunt Marie
Added: Thursday, November 6, 2008


2 Cups Celery
1 Cup Onion
˝ Cup Fat (Butter or Crisco)
Poultry seasoning
Hot water or Broth
1 package white bread (old and cubed)

Cut celery in very small cubes also chop onion very fine. Use 2 cups of Celery to 1 cup of onions, simmer this in ˝ cup of fat. (Use either butter or Crisco)

Have a large loaf of white bread cut in very small cubes and dry out in oven. Rind of. After celery and onions have simmered until clear, add bread crumbs and seasoning, like salt, pepper, and poultry seasoning, and mix well. Add boiling water and use your own judgement, let steam awhile.

Neck gizzards from Turkey.

Cook neck, heart in water for 90 minutes. In the last 20 m inutes cook liver. Use fluid as part of your broth. Pull meat off neck and chop with other meat fine. Add to bread mixture.

For a 15 lb turkey double this recipe.

Tips for your turkey—
Add 1 cup of water to the roasting pan under rack.
Salt and pepper inside and outside of Turkey.
Pour one stick of melted butter over turkey.

Use an aluminum tent 2/3’s of the time in oven.
Follow baking instructions for Turkey cooking.

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Aunt Maria
Tacoma, Washington




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