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  • 1/2 lb. bacon (10 to 12 slices)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 5 cups bread crumbs or cubes (10 to 12 slices)
  • 4 celery tops, chopped
  • 1/2 cup giblets, cooked (or up to 1/2lb. ground meat or sausage, cooked and drained)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. summer savory (or poultry seasoning)
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup grape juice (not drink)
  • 1/2 cup giblet or soup stock


  • Brown bacon and drain.
  • Cook onions in the hot bacon fat until clear. Drain off excess fat.
  • Mix onions together with bread crumbs, celery, crumbled bacon, cooked, minced giblets (or cooked meat or sausage), and seasonings. Moisten with juice and stock.
  • Stuff turkey loosely and roast.
  • Makes enough for an eight- to 12-pound bird.
  • Yield: 8 to 10 half-cup servings


This is nice when you want something other than a regular bread dressing or sausage dressing.

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