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Old Fashioned Cornbread Dressing

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old fashioned cornbread dressing is an herbed dressing. Mixed with celery and onions, the cornbread dressing is a baked to prepare and is combined with added buttermilk and eggs. Cooked in the oven, it can be used for poultry or meats of choice.
Ingredients
  Cornmeal 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Buttermilk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Bacon drippings 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Celery stalks 3 , chopped
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Day old bread slices 12 , crumbled
  Turkey broth/Chicken broth 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Poultry seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Rubbed sage 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl add 2 eggs, buttermilk, and melted bacon drippings, stirring well.
Place a well greased 10 inch cast iron skillet in a 450° oven for 4 minutes or until hot.
Remove skillet from oven; spoon batter into skillet.
Bake at 450° for 35 minutes or until cornbread is lightly browned.
Cool; crumble cornbread into a large bowl.
Saute celery and onion in butter until tender.
Add sauteed vegetables and remaining ingredients to crumbled corn bread, stirring well.
Spoon dressing into a lightly greased 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan.
Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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