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Favorite Holiday Recipes from Oma in New Orleans

Favorite Holiday Recipes from Oma in New Orleans

Turkey Dressing Recipe

2 recipes cornbread, cooked and crumbled
3/4 loaf French bread, toasted and cubed
1 lb. sausage
1 stalk of celery, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1-1/2 sticks light butter
1/2 bunch parsely, chopped fine
4 cups chicken broth
1 cup water
4 eggs, beaten
Salt, pepper, thyme, poultry seasoning, and sage to taste

Fry sausage in large pan until done, add onions and celery and cook until transparent. Add butter, broth, water, and stir. Add cornbread and bread. Stir a small amount of hot dressing into eggs and return all to pan, stirring constantly. Add seasonings. Mix well and place in two casserole dishes. Bake at 350 degrees for 60 to 70 minutes.
Oma in New Orleans


Turkey Sstuffed Peppers Recipe
Makes 2 Servings

2 lg. green peppers, tops and seeds removed
1/2 lb. ground turkey
1 sm. onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
2 T. butter or margarine
1 T. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/2 c. milk
1/2 c. tomato, chopped
4 T. cheddar, cheese, shredded, divided

In a large saucepan, cook peppers in boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water; set aside. In a skillet, cook the turkey, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain and set aside. In the same skillet, melt butter. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Return turkey mixture to skillet. Stir in tomato and 2 tablespoons cheese and heat through. Spoon into pepper; sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Place in a greased 1 quart baking dish. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until peppers are tender and filling is hot.
2 servings.
Oma in New Orleans


Pumpkin Dump Cake Recipe

4 eggs
1-1/2 c. sugar
1 small can evaporated milk
1 (16-20 oz.) can pumpkin
1 T. pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 yellow cake mix (2 layer0
1-1/2 stick margarine

Mix 4 eggs, 1-1/2 c. sugar, 1 small can evapored milk, 1 can pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice & cinnamon. Pour into a dry 9 x 13 inch pan. Sprinkle the dry cake mix evenly over the top of the custard mix. Cut margarine into slices & lay them evenly over the cake mix. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Top will be brown & custard set. Serve with whip cream.
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Pumpkin Gingerbread Recipe

1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
4 Tablespoons molasses
1 cup pumpkin
2 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon soda
2 teaspoons pumkin spice

Mix in order given. Put in 2 well greased loaf and floured loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for about one (1) hour.

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