Dressings And Stuffings

Stuffing chickens and turkeys is usually not practical in production kitchens. Baking the stuffing separately gives better results, for these reasons:

1. Safety.

Stuffing inside a bird is an ideal breeding ground for bacteria that cause food poisoning.

2. Quality.

Additional roasting time is needed to heat the stuffing through.The result is often overcooked poultry.

3. Efficiency

Filling poultry with stuffing and removing it after roasting is impractical, time consuming, and messy.

Stuffing that is baked separately is usually called dressing.

Is poultry ever stuffed?Yes. Small birds served whole as one or two portions can be stuffed and often are. Stuffed Cornish hens or small game birds such as quail are popular items.

Continue reading here: Basic Ingredients Of Dressings

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