What does putting eggs in stuffing do?

What does putting eggs in stuffing do?

The most important ingredient of stuffing may be the binder, for it keeps all the other elements in place. For a fluffy texture, use eggs. Stock is the most used binder, less conventional possibilities include fruit juice (such as apple or orange) and alcohol (wine or liqueur).

How do you make homemade Martha Stewart stuffing?


  1. 12 tablespoons unsalted butter.
  2. 4 onions, (2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice.
  3. 16 celery stalks, cut into 1/4-inch dice.
  4. 10 large fresh sage leaves, chopped, or 2 teaspoons crushed dried sage.
  5. 6 cups Homemade Chicken Stock, or canned low sodium chicken broth, skimmed of fat.

How do you make tasty stuffing?

Using fresh or dried herbs is one of the best ways to add flavor to stuffing. Not only is it super easy, but you don’t need a lot to beef up your recipe. Fresh herbs are available at most supermarkets at Thanksgiving, but dried ones work just as well. Try parsley, sage, thyme, rosemary or anything else you fancy.

What can I add to stuffing to make it better?

Fruit, especially dried fruit like raisins, cranberries, figs and apricots can seriously improve a dreary box of stuffing. That bit of sweetness plays beautifully with other flavors on the table. I’ve found that fresh fruits like apples and pears are stellar as well.

What is good to add to stuffing?

9 Easy Add-Ins for Stuffing

  • Old-Fashioned Giblet Stuffing. Extra Ingredients:
  • Cheddar Jalapeno Stuffing. Extra Ingredients:
  • Smoked Sausage and Pepper Stuffing. Extra Ingredients.
  • Bacon and Gouda Stuffing.
  • Pumpkin Herb Stuffing.
  • Mushroom and Rosemary Stuffing.
  • Sausage and Sage Stuffing.
  • Apple Cranberry Stuffing.

What do you add to store bought stuffing?

Some boxes of store-bought stuffing call for melted margarine or (gasp!) “vegetable-oil spread.” But you know better. Use melted butter instead, or even better, brown butter. It’ll give an even richer, nuttier flavor to your stuffing than just butter on its own.

How do I make stuffing crisp?

Heat the oven to 350°F and transfer the stuffing to an oven-safe dish (or, you can keep it in the dish that it was originally cooked in). If it seems dry, you’ll want to add a splash of broth. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes, then remove foil and bake again until crisp, 15–20 minutes.

What’s the best bread to use for stuffing?

The best type of bread to use for stuffings include any bread with low moisture content, that has a tight crumb (small holes) and that has a neutral flavor. Bread like this includes plain white bread, challah, and brioche. In this article, we will look at exactly what a stuffing is and why it is needed.