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Otis

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That slow cook stuffing recipe looks tasty, but it is really high in sodium. If I were to make it I'd use no-salt butter, low-sodium broth, reduce the amount of added salt by half or two-thirds, and up the amount of sage and other spices.
 

Zoning Goddess

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That slow cook stuffing recipe looks tasty, but it is really high in sodium. If I were to make it I'd use no-salt butter, low-sodium broth, reduce the amount of added salt by half or two-thirds, and up the amount of sage and other spices.

We have unsalted butter and low-sodium broth. Actually, I was watching "The Chew", the new foodie show on ABC, the other day, and one of the chefs said he uses nothing but unsalted butter any more. I normally just use unsalted for chili, which we just had tonight, but using it rest of the time makes sense. I just never thought of it, duh.

Back on topic: I have to have Sara Lee pecan coffee cake on X-mas morning. It was a tradition while I was growing up. RJ and the kid don't eat it. My mom wasn't a baker so she would have never made from-scratch coffee cake, but I have to have that coffee cake on X-mas.

T-day: RJ said he wanted something with more flavor than my usual herb/Swanson broth, etc dressing, so I found a great-looking recipe using sausage in a Southern Living cookbook, and bought all the ingredients for it. Then tonight he gets this slow-cooker stuffing idea. Sigh...well, at least it'll be one less dish in the oven...:r:
 

btrage

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That slow cook stuffing recipe looks tasty, but it is really high in sodium. If I were to make it I'd use no-salt butter, low-sodium broth, reduce the amount of added salt by half or two-thirds, and up the amount of sage and other spices.

Thanks for the suggestions. I may incorporate.
 

btrage

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Deep fried turkey is a Thanksgiving must have if it's up to me.

Last year, I made stuffing in my slow cooker. It was a new recipe I found and it turned out great, very flavorful and moist. I'm making it again this year.

I wasn't paying attention and added too much broth. Nice and moist turned into mushy. I hadn't even started drinking yet. :(
 

Zoning Goddess

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I wasn't paying attention and added too much broth. Nice and moist turned into mushy. I hadn't even started drinking yet. :(

Yeah, RJ made that and it was total mush. Tasty, but mush, even after we put it into a baking dish into the oven for the last half hour.
 

Richmond Jake

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I wasn't paying attention and added too much broth. Nice and moist turned into mushy. I hadn't even started drinking yet. :(

Use less broth....lots less broth. But add mild Italian sausage.
 

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I'm making this stock as I write. It looks and smells great. Easy and highly recommended. :h: :-o

EDIT: Told you.

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Bear Up North

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Thanksgiving Table @ Bear's

This Bear is, like the turkey, "stuffed". Even though I ate small portions I did manage to chow my way through just about everything on our Thanksgiving Dinner table. What was on the table? Glad you asked.....

Roast Turkey
Bear's Special Recipe Stuffing :p
Honey Ham
Spaghetti Salad
"Betty Salad" (If you live in NW Ohio you know what this is!) :p
Peas
Mashed Potatoes & Turkey Giblet Gravy
Dinner Rolls
Sweet Potato Casserole
Green Bean Casserole
Pumpkin Pie With Whipped Topping
Ice Box Cake
Peanut Butter Pie

Yum!

Now we slowly attack a 'fridge full of leftovers. I wasn't the only one who gobbled small portions. We had enuf food to feed an army. So, to get the goodies, I used my left army and my right army.....

:D

Bear
 

Mud Princess

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The dessert I made for Thanksgiving - Pumpkin Chocolate Whoopie Pies - came out great. They were messy; good thing we had plenty of napkins. :p

As predicted, there was WAY too much food for six people. Everyone got to take home leftovers. I'm looking forward to digging into them tonight. :)
 
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