Whether it's baked in the turkey or in a casserole dish, these Classic Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipes perfect for your holiday celebration. Let's take a look at the many different ways this easy Thanksgiving recipes are prepared. Free printable checklists included to help you have an organized and not overwhelmed holiday.
It would be a holiday celebration with stuffing. It goes with turkey, gravy and mashed potatoes. Kind of like peanut butter and jelly.
You need one of these Classic Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipes to serve with the turkey. You can start off with my classic stuffing recipe and then check the ones featured below.
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What is the Difference between Stuffing and Dressing?
I've always differentiated the two words with how the recipe is cooked:
- Stuffing you cook inside the turkey.
- Dressing is baked or cooked outside the turkey in a casserole dish.
Did you grow up calling it dressing? Or did you call it stuffing? We always called it stuffing. My mom always stuffed the bird with the dressing.
Fast forward to NOW when I host Thanksgiving, I do not "stuff the turkey", but I still refer to it as stuffing. I currently live in Pennsylvannia and people here call it "filling."
To sum all this up, it really has to do what part of the country you live in or were raised in.
- You can can make most of the stuffing recipes featured here 3 days ahead of Thanksgiving.
- Simply mix the ingredients together and store in the refrigerator covered.
- Bring to room temperature before baking according to the recipe directions.
- Store any leftovers covered in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
- You can also freeze the leftovers for up to 3 months.
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