mom’s dressing*

Giblets from turkey
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
4 cups crustless, day-old diced white, whole wheat or cornbread crumbs
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1/4-1 cup chopped celery
1 teaspoon crushed tarragon or basil
3/4 teaspoon dried sage
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
Milk, stock or melted butter to moisten stuffing lightly
1-1/2 cups pecans
1 cup browned sausage meat

Chop giblets and melt butter. Saut? giblets and chopped onion in butter. Combine giblet-onion mixture with remaining ingredients, mix well and stuff turkey.

*This recipe, from The Washington Post, was called “Mom's dressing” — it is not my mother's dressing.

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