A savory and aromatic staple in holiday meals. Most often paired with turkey, but also goes well with chicken and ham. This recipe has been modified with the chemotherapy patient in mind. Tasting Guidelines: Taste is savory. Weight is medium and can be lightened with red wine vinegar. Texture is soft and moist when cooked properly. Good for people with low to severe treatment side effects. Emotional response of Thanksgiving at Grandma’s kitchen table.Best categorized as traditional American.
- Cutting board
- Chef's knife
- Large saute pan
- Large mixing bowl
- Mixing spoon
- large casserole baking dish
- 14 oz stuffing breading
- 1 medium yellow onion medium diced
- 6 celery ribs thinly sliced
- ½ lb carrots thinly sliced
- 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
- 4 c. chicken broth
- 1 tsp. Kosher salt or sea salt
- 1 tsp. black pepper finely ground
- 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
- 1 tbsp. sugar granulated white
- 2 tbsp. garlic minced
- 2 tbsp. Old Bay seasoning
- 1 tsp. sage ground
- In a large saute pan, saute in oil, garlic, onions, celery, and carrots over a medium-high heat. Add the salt and black pepper to mixture (mirepoand saute until onions are translucent. Next, add 4 c. of chicken broth, Old Bay seasoning, sage, and bring to a boil. Cook until celery and carrots are fully cooked. Now add 1 tbsp. of red wine vinegar followed by 1 tbsp. of sugar. Return to a boil, stirring well. Place dry bread mixture into a large mixing bowl. Pour mirepox and chicken broth into bread mixture. Mix well. Transfer dressing into a large casserole dish. Bake in the oven with turkey until outsides of stuffing are crispy. About 30 minutes. Turkey oven temperature is typically 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
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