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    Substitutes for stuffing the turkey cavity

    desertmama2007_11860076
    Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:35 am
    Newbie "Fry Cook" Poster
    Hey all: I can't seem to get any suggestions from Food Network, regarding my question. Every year, I have stuffed my turkey cavity with traditional dressing; this year, I want to prepare the dressing separately, and stuff the turkey with fruits/veggies, instead. Can this be done and if so, what fruits/veggies does anyone recommend? My turkey is nearly 23 pounds, if that helps. I would appreciate any and all suggestions.

    Thanks! And Happy Thanksgiving from our home in Arizona! icon_biggrin.gif
    duonyte
    Tue Nov 20, 2012 3:52 pm
    Forum Host
    My mother never used stuffing/dressing - it was just something she was not familiar with. Instead, she would cut up fresh apples and use those, prunes, apricots, dried pears and put some in the cavilty - pretty much fill it up. The fruit absorbs the juices of the turkey and makes a wonderful accompaniment to the meat - I like fruit with poultry.

    Now I've done a variation on this where I macerate the dried fruit in some port, red wine or sherry - that adds a very nice flavor to the whole.

    For apples we favor Granny Smith or a similar tart apple.
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