APPLE CRANBERRY STUFFING
*5 1/2 cups cubed sourdough bread
*1/2 pound sage sausage
*2 cups onions, chopped
*2 cups celery, chopped
*1 clove garlic, minced
*1 teaspoon dried sage
*1 teaspoons dried rosemary
*1/2 teaspoon thyme
*1/2 teaspoon black pepper
*2 golden delicious apples, cored and chopped
*1 cup dried cranberries
*1 tablespoon dried parsley
*2 1/2 cups turkey stock (or chicken stock)
*4 tablespoons butter, melted
~Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
~Spread bread cubes in a single layer on a large baking sheet.
~Bake for 6 minutes, or until light golden brown.
~Transfer toasted bread cubes to a large bowl.
~In a large skillet, cook sausage, onions, garlic, celery, over medium heat, until evenly browned.
~Add sage, rosemary, thyme, parsley & pepper.
~Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes.
~Pour sausage mixture over bread.
~Mix in apples & cranberries.
~Slowly pour turkey stock and melted butter over bread cubes.
~Bake covered for 30 minutes.
~Uncover, and bake for another 30 minutes.
-Substitute sausage for 1 cup chopped mushrooms.
Cook veggies in 1 tablespoon olive oil until tender. Follow the rest of the recipe as directed above.