[Homestead] What is your family's signature Thanksgiving recipe?
erthnsky at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 14:50:15 EST 2010
It's not much of a recipe...just a pound of hot sausage, a minced onion
browned with the sausage, mushrooms and water chestnuts the same..then
add a stick of butter(the real stuff, not margarine---It's Thanksgiving,
live it up!), 2 tsp poultry seasoning, pieces of turkey from the neck or
giblets, sage is optional, 2 packages of the Pepperidge Farm herb
seasoned croutons(I like the cubes better than the crumbles) or croutons
of your choice. In a large bowl, mix croutons and meat mixture, add
broth, water and pan drippings and maybe a little more butter (this is
judgment call on how much depending on how dry or moist or fattening you
want your dressing). Pour/Scrape into a buttered 9x13 pan and bake at
I experiment with the turkey, but not with the dressing..
Our other favorite is ham and cheese rolls..we fight over who gets the
Take cooked boiled ham, the rectangular kind you buy for sandwiches and
pat dry the slices.
Soften a package of cream cheese at room temperature and add onion
salt-about 1 tsp per 8oz cheese. If you prefer, you can use a red
onion, but mince it very, very small...
Blend this into the cream cheese and then spread this mixture onto the
ham slices. Roll up the ham and cut into pinwheels. Refrigerate them
if you can stop eating them long enough.. This onion cream cheese
mixture is also good on celery as a appetizer/football snack.
And our other appetizer snack is stuffed dates..Simply stuff a date with
cream cheese and add a pecan half on top. When people start eating
these too quickly, I just tell them that I think they look like giant
cockroaches, then they leave them alone so I can still get a few!
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
On 11/23/2010 1:55 PM, Jeanne Driese wrote:
> This year it is going to be the the traditional old fashioned, croutons, sage, butter. broth and onions. Yours sounds great how about the recipe, I love hot pork sausage?!
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> From: EarthNSky
> Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 2010 1:31 PM
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> Subject: [Homestead] What is your family's signature Thanksgiving recipe?
> I guess I'd have to say that ours is sausage dressing, made with herb
> seasoned croutons, hot pork sausage, mushrooms, butter, broth, and maybe
> water chestnuts...
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