Shore of Virginia Christmas Receipts
Raisin, & Walnut
An Eastern Shore Christmas Recipe provided by
Betty Gordy Schulz, ghote
December 23, 1998
8 cups cubed dried bread
My grandmother and mother got up early and pulled the bread into cubes etc.
I use Pepperidge Farms dry herb stuffing in a bag. Follow package instructions, then
continue with the following.
2 chopped apples
3-4 chopped celery stalks
1/2 to 1 teaspoon thyme
a pinch of sage
couple of cranks of pepper from a peppermill
couple of good shakes of onion powder
2 handfuls of chopped walnuts
1 cup or more raisins (Plump them by putting in hot water for a few minutes prior to
draining and adding to the mixture.)
For a little more spice I've added a couple tablespoons fresh cilantro (spicy parsley) to
I stir it with a chopstick to distribute the stuff.
in buttered, covered casserole per package instructions.
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