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my traditional dressing

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Donna Woodford
Onalaska, WI

This is the way I have always made my dressing for our traditional Thanksgiving meal. It was always at our house and we would send left-overs home with the kids.

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 55 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For my traditional dressing

  • 1
    loaf of any kind of leftover bread or buns
  • 1
    bag of herb dressing
  • 1
    onion chopped
  • all giblets and neck
  • salt and pepper
  • 2
    celery stalks chopped
  • 1 stick

How To Make my traditional dressing

  • 1
    Tear up Bread and spread out to dry then add to bag of cubed dressing.
  • 2
    In Medium to large saucepan add enough water to cover giblets and neck plus onion, celery and all seasonings.
  • 3
    Cover saucepan and simmer until cooked and tender. Add the butter and let pot cool.
  • 4
    Cut up giblets and tear meat from neck.
  • 5
    Add enough liquid to dressing to moisten well. Add as much of the giblets as you like plus all the neck meat cut up. Put in baking pan. I use my 9x13 sprayed with Buttery Pam. Spread out so you get a nice crunchy top.
  • 6
    Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.Top should be brown.