Corn Bread Dressing

* Cornbread, recipe follows

* 7 slices oven-dried white bread

* 1 sleeve saltine crackers

* 8 tablespoons butter

* 2 cups celery, chopped

* 1 large onion, chopped

* 7 cups chicken stock

* 1 teaspoon salt

* Freshly ground black pepper

* 1 teaspoon sage

* 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning (optional)

* 5 eggs, beaten


Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large bowl, combine crumbled cornbread, dried white bread slices, and saltines; set aside.

Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the celery and onion and cook until transparent, approximately 5 to 10 minutes. Pour the vegetable mixture over cornbread mixture. Add the stock, mix well, taste, and add salt, pepper to taste, sage, and poultry seasoning. Add beaten eggs and mix well. Pour mixture into a greased pan and bake until dressing is cooked through, about 45 minutes. Serve with turkey as a side dish.


* 1 cup self-rising cornmeal

* 1/2 cup self-rising flour

* 3/4 cup buttermilk

* 2 eggs

* 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.


Combine all ingredients and mix well. Pour batter into a greased shallow baking dish. Bake for approximately 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.

To serve, cut into desired squares and serve with butter.


Rachel's Notes: This is Paula Deen's Recipe, it is highly recommended but I like just a little more sage myself.




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