*1 french or italian baguette, cut into cubes.
*4 tablespoons butter
*1 large onion, diced
*2 celery stalks, diced
*1 garlic clove, minced
*2 teaspoons dried parsley
*1 teaspoon dried sage, rubbed between fingers
*1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
*1 teaspoon black pepper
*2 cups turkey (chicken) stock
*2 large eggs
~Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
~Spread bread cubes in a single layer on two large baking pans.
~Bake for 15-20 minutes, until a light golden brown.
~Remove from oven and let cool.
~Heat butter, in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
~Add onions, celery, & garlic, sauté until veggies are soft. About 8-10 minutes.
~In a large bowl, mix bread, vegetables and remaining ingredients.
~Grease a 3-quart baking dish.
~Put stuffing in baking dish.
~Cover with lid or aluminum foil.
~Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
~Uncover and bake another 10 minutes.