Whether your family calls it stuffing or dressing, bring new life to your Thanksgiving table with these recipes.
"My family is ready for something new this year."
If so, there are choices here that will surprise while delivering that perfect Thanksgiving combination of earthy flavors and starchy comfort.
Italian Ciabatta bread is studded with chestnuts and raisins. This recipe is perfect for the bread stuffing lovers–but with
a little Mediterranean flair.
View Recipe: Ciabatta Stuffing with Chestnuts and Raisins
Go traditional with a twist: Sourdough bread, sausage, and apple is a classic combo, but our bread stuffing also has licorice
notes from fresh fennel.
View Recipe: Fennel, Sausage, and Caramelized Apple Stuffing
On the corn bread side, our version veers away from Dixie toward the Southwest, with chorizo sausage and a little kick from
a jalapeño pepper.
View Recipe: Corn Bread, Chorizo, and Jalapeño Dressing
Farro has earthy flavor and a satisfying chew—a bold choice for nontraditional stuffing. Blended with wild mushrooms and sweet
caramelized onion, this dish bursts with fall flavors.
View Recipe: Farro, Caramelized Onion, and Wild Mushroom Stuffing
Wild rice stuffing flecked with pecans and dried cherries offers another whole-grain medium. Be sure to cook the rice to al
dente first before assembling the stuffing to bake—this way, the grain cooks to the right consistency. If you're worried about
mushiness, start with a pilaf method: Sauté the grains in a few teaspoons of oil for a minute or two. The oil coating helps
View Recipe: Wild Rice Stuffing with Dried Cherries and Toasted Pecans