Food & dining

Recipe for common cracker stuffing

Makes about 8 cups

Prepare this as a side dish or stuff it into an 18-pound bird.

Butter (for the pan, if using)
10ounces common crackers,
crumbled
3cups boiling water
1large onion, finely chopped
2eggs
6tablespoons butter, melted
2teaspoons poultry seasoning
2teaspoons salt
½teaspoon pepper

1. Set the oven at 375 degrees. Butter
an 8-inch square baking dish, if making
as a side dish.

2. In a large mixing bowl combine the crackers and boiling water. Stir well and set aside, stirring occasionally for at least 30 minutes.

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3. Stir in the onion, eggs, butter, poultry seasoning, salt, and pepper.

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4. Spoon the stuffing into a turkey and bake according to the turkey’s weight. For a side dish, transfer the stuffing to the baking dish and smooth the top. Bake for 30 minutes or until the top is brown. Adapted from G.H. Bent Co.