RECIPE FROM "THE
OLD FASHIONED DRESSING
(I've used this every holiday season for 25 years .... it's the BEST!)
Cooked giblets from bird (finely diced)
Broth from giblets
1 bag of garlic flavored stuffing cubes
1 box Jiffy cornbread mix
1 Cup minced onion
1 Cup minced celery
1 Apple, cored, and finely diced
1 teaspoon (bottled) diced garlic
1/3 Cup margarine or butter
2-3 Cups milk
1 Tbsp. sugar
1/4 teaspoon sage (or to taste)
Salt, pepper, and poultry seasoning to taste
Note: You can use the seasoning packet from a box of stuffing mix in lieu of the salt, pepper and poultry seasoning.
COOK giblets and SAVE broth
MIX garlic flavored stuffing mix with Jiffy cornbread mix
PEEL, core, quarter, and dice apple.
MINCE giblets and ADD to bread mixture
SAUTÉ minced onion, celery, and apple in oleo in large skillet
ADD milk to sautéed mixture and heat just to boiling
POUR sautéed mixture over breaded mixture.
ADD eggs (well beaten).
ADD sugar, sage, salt, pepper, and poultry seasoning to taste
Mix all ingredients together well.
If too dry, add giblet broth or canned chicken broth. Should be very moist before baking
Bake at 350 for 35 to 40 minutes or until just golden brown on top.