Thanksgiving is this week, and being inspired by Opah's "Favorite Things" show. I thought I would let you in on some of the Nelsons favorite things for Thanksgiving. Our first favorite thing is going to be our simple stuffing. No wild mushrooms, or truffles just simple delicious ingredients. It's easy to remember too. Every ingredient is in the amount of 1. Thanksgiving is all about tradition. If you don't have a stuffing your family uses. Try this one you'll be extremely happy with the end product.

Nelsons #1 Stuffing

1 Loaf of good quality white bread ( I use french bread)
1 cube butter
1 onion chopped
1 celery stalk chopped
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. sage
chicken stock

The night before, tear the bread into small pieces. Let set over night so it dries out a bit. In a large frying pan melt butter. Saute in melted butter the onions and celery. Saute until soft about 5 minutes. Place bread in a large bowl, pour over bread the sautéed onions and celery. Toss with bread. Add salt and sage and toss once more. Now add the chicken stock, starting out with a small amount. The only trick to this simple recipe is how much stock to add. To much stock will cause for a soggy stuffing. Add just enough so the stuffing feels moist. cook in an oven proof dish which has been buttered. Bake at 350 for 25- 35 minutes or until the stuffing is lightly browned on top.
Bon Appetite Peggy

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