By Roy Primm
Recipe stuffing ingredients like cornbread, holiday sausage, cranberries and other traditional seasonings can go great with poultry. For example, roast turkey, chicken and duck. Now that more people are slowly getting back to traditional cooking because of the tight economic climate, more holiday cooks will be looking for holiday recipes.
Today we'll cover the many benefits and other tips to making one of the biggest holiday favorites. What's that? Cornbread stuffing, chicken stuffing and other stuffing favorites. With so many new cooks predicted to hit the kitchens, stoves and ovens this holiday season, its' important to know the basics of making a good stuffing. Because if you can pull it off, you'll be the envy of your family and friends.
Cornbread Stuffing and Chicken Stuffing Benefits
A good cornbread stuffing or chicken stuffing is not only tasty, but they're one of the warmest comfort foods you can make. Stuffing is a taste treat for the holidays or during any cold weather climate.
Contrary to popular belief, these two popular stuffing's is easy to make and very economical. Besides being easy to make and containing low cost ingredients, stuffing recipes stays with you a long time and can be nutritious.
Cornbread stuffing and chicken stuffing, often classified as a working mans food. Why? Because of its ability to fill you up and stay with you hours after you eat it, much like beans, or macaroni. That's why it's such a favorite side dish in northern and southeast climates during the chilly fall and winter months.
Stuffing Recipes Versatility
A stuffing recipe is also versatile, meaning you can add almost anything to it, much like a casserole. You can add fruit such as apples or cranberries, vegetables such as onion. Vegetables like celery, peas, parley, spinach, carrots. You can even make it a main dish by adding any chopped, sliced or diced meat of your choosing.
A recipe for stuffing is ideal for any left-overs you may want to get rid of in your refrigerator. Another reason stuffing recipe is so versatile? Because you can make it as heavy or light as you want to make it.
If you want to make it heavy add more butter, eggs or cream. If you want to make it lighter with less calories, because you're watching your weight, replace the butter, eggs or cream with water, chicken or turkey broth.
Yes, recipe stuffing ingredients continues to expand. In fact, the only limit to the scope of ingredients, seasonings and flavors is your imagination. You can experiment with seafood such as shrimp, lobster or even claims.
Bread Stuffing In The Bird vs. Bread Stuffing In A Baking Dish
More people choose to place the stuffing inside a turkey or chicken the traditional way. But with more calorie conscious and health conscious cooks emerging, the choice of cooking it in a separate baking dish continues to grow. By cooking bread stuffing in a baking dish and not inside poultry, you'll avoid the grease runoff associated with the traditional cooking method.
Stuffing Recipe Cardinal Rule
Whatever method you choose to cook your next stuffing recipe. Whatever recipe stuffing ingredients you choose to use, the cardinal rule for any stuffing recipe? Make sure it's moist and not dry - and everything else will fall into place.
Now that you have the basics, try one of the many good stuffing recipes available online
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