Crisping the prosciutto and toasting the nuts adds a powerful punch of flavor to the stuffing without going overboard on fat. Diamond Brand now makes packaged chopped hazelnuts, available in most major supermarkets.
Whole-Grain Stuffing with Apples, Sausage and Pecans
After tossing the ingredients and spreading them in a pan, Melissa Rubel Jacobson chills the stuffing for at least an hour before baking. This ensures that the bread soaks up the liquid-key to a stuffing that's crisp on top and moist within.
Wild mushrooms make an amazing, rich base for a stuffing for Thanksgiving dinner. This stuffing includes diced turkey liver, which gives it an intense, deep flavor. If you’re not a liver lover or if you’re serving vegetarians, you can omit it from the recipe.
Peeling fresh chestnuts may be a bit tedious, but the result is worth the effort. Chestnut meat adds incredible texture and richness (without much fat) to a holiday stuffing. And, after all, it is a once-a-year ritual. But if you lack the patience, jarred vacuum-p
For an unusual and delicious stuffing for a bone-in pork loin roast, gingerbread is paired with sautéed onions, apples, and garlic. As the pork cooks, the aroma fills the kitchen with holiday spice. Keeping the meat on the bone makes for an especially juicy piece of pork.
Herb & Sausage Stuffing With Tangy Granny Smith Apples
Using the Granny Smith apples gives more texture and flavor to this tasty sausage and herb stuffing. Plus, you make it in a casserole, so any time you're in the mood for stuffing, you can have it, turkey or not.
Cornbread stuffing, a Southern favorite, is a nice change from more traditional white-bread stuffing. Our recipe uses Italian turkey sausage, rather than pork, and omits all the butter and cream to cut the fat by two-thirds.
It's perfectly understandable that you, the adventurous and grossly-underrated home chef, would want to push the boundaries of culinary achievement. Thanksgiving, however, may not be the best time to roll the dice. To help you avoid wasting your valuable time on Turkey Day creations that are sure to flop, Holidash has taken the liberty of nominating five dishes that you should definitely skip.