Cornbread dressing (similar to cornbread stuffing but made outside the bird) is a perfect addition to your holiday meal. A freshly baked batch of cornbread is cut into cubes, dried, then tossed with sausage, vegetables, cranberries, apples, and pecans for a hearty side dish.
This Southern cornbread dressing recipe is a flavorful must-have side dish for Thanksgiving dinner or other holiday gatherings. A simple cornbread batter is prepared and baked to create the base. The texture is much lighter than conventional store-bought mushy stuffings.
Typically day-old cornbread is used from leftovers, but I’ll show you an easy baking trick to skip the wait. The golden cake is cut into small cubes then toasted to quickly dry out the crumb. To elevate the flavor, a combination of savory and sweet fruits, vegetables, herbs, and nuts are added….
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