Do you have a favorite family recipe for Thanksgiving turkey stuffing or dressing? Does your family prefer bread stuffing, cornbread stuffing, rice stuffing, sausage stuffing or another sort of stuffing altogether?
Perhaps you have never stuffed a turkey at all.
Here are 14 terrific recipes from a variety of Associated Content writers for turkey stuffing for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any special feast. (CTRL-click on each title to open that Thanksgiving turkey recipe article in a new internet window.)
Turkey stuffing can be simple to prepare.
A traditional bread stuffing starts with bread chunks or croutons, as AC’s C.J. Mathis outlines in her “Thanksgiving Turkey Dressing” recipe.
Teresa Thorpe records “Healthy Stuffing Recipes,” including her own grandmother’s bread stuffing.
“Easy Stuffed Stuffing Recipe,” by A. Powers, uses a stuffing mix, along with mushroom and poultry pieces to create a basic side dish in a saucepan.
Try a traditional cornbread stuffing for Thanksgiving or a holiday feast.
Alex Cabrien’s “World’s Best – and Easiest – Cornbread Stuffing Recipe” is a six-step recipe. This includes a bell pepper, celery, yellow onion, giblets and more to make a cornbread stuffing suitable for a turkey, goose, duck, Cornish hen or pork chop dinner.
“Eve’s Savory Dressing,” from Evelyn Cogdell, includes cornbread as well.
AC writer Brenda Gist has published a fairly similar “Cornbread Stuffing Recipe,” although her formula includes raisins.
For fans of Southern cuisine, AC’s Barbara Neal presents “Southern Cornbread Dressing Recipe Suitable for Stuffing a Holiday Bird,” which carries a hint of garlic.
For a Cajun flavor, a Thanksgiving or holiday cook might enjoy making Jessica Williamson’s “Dressing Up Thanksgiving: Crawfish Cornbread Dressing.”
Sausage stuffings are also quite popular with holiday diners.
Zesty sausage is may wake up diners’ taste buds for a family feast. Janet Roof has a delicious recipe for “Sausage Stuffing for Your Holiday Turkey.”
Debbie Henthorn cooks up bread stuffing, sausage stuffing, bread pudding and more with “Bread Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving.”
Many families enjoy more unique Thanksgiving and holiday turkey stuffings.
Christmas may have chestnuts roasting on open fires, but a Thanksgiving feast may have chestnut stuffing. Karen Barnes offers such a recipe, along with other traditional stuffing instructions, in her “Thanksgiving Stuffing and Dressing Recipes” collection.
The family of Betty Malone likely carries fond memories of her “Thanksgiving Artichoke Sourdough Stuffing Recipe.”
And, holy smokes. AC writer Benjamin Comings explains how to create “Ben’s Holiday Poultry Stuffing with Garlic, Onions, Cranberries and Apples.”
Extra-healthy stuffing can be delicious too.
Of course, Thanksgiving and holiday cooks who wish to create low-fat and whole-grain varieties of traditional stuffing varieties would do well to consult the advice found in “Creating a Healthy Stuffing or Dressing,” by Dena E. Bolton.
Be sure to follow safe cooking strategies to prepare turkey stuffing, using any of these 14 recipes or others.
Culinary hygiene and thorough cooking are essential to a healthy feast on Thanksgiving or any holiday, and the stuffing is no exception, as AC’s Kimberly Schummel cautions in her piece, “Safely Stuffing Your Thanksgiving Turkey.” Dr. Diondra, ND, offers additional instructions in her article, titled “Healthy Holiday Stuffing Recipes.”
Finally, here is how to make the entire Thanksgiving or holiday turkey.
CTRL-click here to read simple and complete Thanksgiving turkey roasting instructions in “Recipe: Thanksgiving Turkey – Step-by-Step” (in a new internet window).