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Classic Cornbread Stuffing from The Cornbread Book

In his little tome devote to cornbread, The Cornbread Book, Jeremy Jackson includes some recipes from Missouri and his mom. Northerners call it stuffing and Southerners call it dressing. But all of us love the side dish that makes for a complete holiday meal. Turkey without stuffing? Without dressing? That would be holiday heresy. This…

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Suzen’s Apple and Rye Stuffing

There is a lovely work called the Thanksgiving Cookbook by Holly Garrison that has a Calvados Rye Stuffing. I’ve blogged the recipe and we loved it. Thing is, this Thanksgiving our grandson Daniel was with us. It just seemed a bit of a stretch to incorporate that Calvados into something a 12-year old was about…

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Calvados and Rye Stuffing with Golden Delicious Apples

While many of us now cook our stuffing outside of the bird, this stuffing is really designed to be baked inside. It’s a recipe from Normandy where apples enter into every food combination imaginable. Here, dense rye bread is combined with apple slices and apple brandy, Calvados, to generate a heady mixture. You want your…

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Corn Bread and Mushroom Stuffing

Many of us, especially if we have southern backgrounds, are used to cornbread stuffing for our holiday meal. Being born in Southern California, I am happy to continue the tradition. This recipe is from The Thanksgiving Cookbook, the crafted product Holly Garrison. This book was published in the last century, but Suzen and I use…

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