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Dressing or Stuffing?

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Toni Pauze Profile
Toni Pauze answered

Dressing hands down

Megan goodgirl Profile
Megan goodgirl answered

Stuffing I guess why is everybody obsessed with thanksgiving?!

Levi F. Profile
Levi F. answered

I say "stuffing", but some people in my family say "dressing" so I'm used to both.

Willie B. good Profile
Willie B. good answered

Definitely stuffing

Tom  Jackson Profile
Tom Jackson answered

According to most dictionaries, stuffing is defined as “a mixture used to stuff another food, traditionally poultry, before cooking.” Whereas dressing is cooked in a pan outside of the turkey cavity.

Personally, I call it dressing.  My mother always cooked that stuff inside the turkey, and I think she called it stuffing.

I used to do the same about 30 years ago when I cooked turkey or chicken, but then I started calling it dressing when we started using Stove Top most of the time---probably because---given my preference for using accurate words---it was no longer "stuffed" into anything.

But Stove Top does label it as "stuffing mix."

(And I wasn't aware of the dictionary definitions until I googled the issue tonight.)

PJ Stein Profile
PJ Stein answered

I call it stuffing no matter how you make it. And as long as it isn't made from cornbread, I call it delicious. 

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