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  1. Stuffed Wild Turkey

  2. 1 turkey, about 12 lbs, save giblets

  3. 6 thick bacon slices

  4. 1/2 lb butter (2 sticks)

  5. 2 onions, chopped

  6. 1 cup celery, chopped fine

  7. 1/2 cup parsley, minced

  8. 1/2 cup green onions, minced

  9. 6 cup cornbread, crumbled

  10. 4 cup bread crumbs, dry

  11. 1 1/2 tsp poultry seasoning

  12. 1/2 cup white wine

  13. 1 can chicken broth salt

  14. pepper

  15. Rinse and dry turkey inside and out. Sprinkle cavity and skin with

  16. salt and pepper. Cover breast with slices of bacon. Set aside.

  17. Make dressing.

  18. Boil giblets until tender, then chop very fine. melt butter and saute onions and celery until translucent. Add the chopped giblets,

  19. parsley and green onions. Cook for a few minutes, then add this

  20. to the cornbread and bread crumbs. Mix well and add seasonings.

  21. Add wine and enough broth to make a moist dressing. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  22. Fill neck and cavity with stuffing and close both with skewers.

  23. Tie legs together and fold back wings. Place turkey on rack in

  24. 350 degrees for 20 minutes per

  25. pound, or until done. Baste frequently with drippings to keep bird

  26. moist.

  27. Transfer to heated platter and keep warm. Skim fat from pan

  28. drippings and make gravy by thickening drippings with flour.


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