1 cup blanched almonds, chopped
1 cup dried cherries
2 Tablespoons GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried sage
black pepper to taste
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 can (13 3/4 oz.) chicken broth
10 cups stale bread cubes
2 1/2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
3 cups celery with leaves, chopped
2 cups onion, chopped
1 pound bulk sausage, crumbled
2 apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
Honey Is Magic
In the days before biology and botany were understood, people thought it was a special kind of magic that turned flower nectar into honey.
Add sausage to skillet. Cook thoroughly until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Combine with cooked celery and onions.
Mix in apples, almonds, cherries, honey, seasonings and broth. Stir in bread cubes until well blended.
Loosely stuff turkey and roast according to a roasting chart. Extra stuffing can be baked in an oven-safe dish during last 45 minutes of cooking.