Wow your Thanksgiving crowd with the best stuffing ever. Whether you go for traditional bread, sage, or sausage stuffing or feel like jazzing up your bird with something new, our delicious recipes will help you create a stuffing that makes the perfect complement to your Thanksgiving meal.See Popular Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipes
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Thanksgiving just wouldn't be the same without stuffing. Even if you call it "dressing," and no matter if you cook it in the bird or in a casserole dish, or even if prefer it with meat, oysters, or none of the above, we can all agree that warm, flavorful stuffing might be the ultimate comfort food. (Take that mac and cheese!)
As kids, we admit, we were dubious of stuffing at Thanksgiving. A bready-looking mystery mash studded with -- wait, what is that? Is that ...
As some of my readers -- or at least my editor -- may remember, my main Thanksgiving tradition is to begin my Thanksgiving articles with a complaint about Thanksgiving. It's not my favorite holiday, but I've said that enough already. Today I'm going to lead in with a nice positive statement: The Wild Rice Stuffing in the recipe below is so good that it almost makes Thanksgiving worthwhile.
After tossing the ingredients and spreading them in a pan, Melissa Rubel Jacobson chills the stuffing for at least an hour before baking. This ensures that the bread soaks up the liquid -- key to a stuffing that's crisp on top and moist within. Variations on this basic recipe are easy, such as Bacon, Onion and Rye Bread Stuffing and Whole-Grain Stuffing with Apples, Sausage and Pecans.
Stuff this savory stuffing in your holiday turkey or serve it alongside chicken or beef any time of the year.
Stuffing, or in this preparation, dressing, becomes a meal in itself with the addition of sausage and pears.
Oyster dressing is a traditional favorite for the holiday meal going back many, many years. It's the ideal choice for our Gulf Coast Thanksgiving spread.
This is a traditional and very indulgent stuffing. Roasted turkey stock, plenty of real butter and fresh herbs give it a natural flavor and the combination of different breads gives it subtly complex flavor and textures.
Switch up your traditional stuffing recipe by using pumpernickle and rye bread. Cherries, pears, and Granny Smith apples add sweet flair.
Put your slow cooker on stuffing duty for this hearty side this that includes fruit (raisins) and vegetables (onions and mushrooms).
Accompany the Christmas bird with this quick and easy stuffing recipe that's moist yet full of texture and flavor from barley, zucchini, nuts, fruit nectar, and herbs.
Flavor this moist stuffing, or dressing, with pears, pecans, and nutmeg.
Use this stuffing inside a turkey or bake it in a casserole dish and serve with pork.