Cornbread Dressing

Update to this recipe, faithful few.

1. I now add the herb seasonings to the cornbread recipe, as well as the sauted seasoning blend, and bake it in.
2. Then I cube and dry the bread with a towel over it overnight in the fridge..
3. Then I start at step 3, minus seasoning blend.

the herbs really permeate the bread and ithe flavor goes up 10,000x!!

a mom with a coffee cup

Cornbread Dressing

This will make a THICK, heaped dressing. Feel free to use 2 baking dishes and FREEZE one! Just thaw in fridge over night and start at step 5 to bake.


  • DOUBLE recipe of Old Fashioned Corn Bread with herb add-ins (Recipe follows), cooled
  • 1-2 cups preferred flavor stock/broth
  • 1 bag/2 cups frozen seasoning blend (or equivalent amount of onions, bell peppers, and celery), sautéed in light olive oil
  • 2 eggs, well beaten

Directions (put gloves on and use your hands… it’s SO much easier!):

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Cut corn bread into large chunks and crumble lightly in a large bowl.
  3. Add in seasoning blend, eggs, and enough broth/stock to make a moist but not wet dressing. Mix well.
  4. Gently pat into a 13×9 baking dish, liberally coated with non-stick spray.
  5. Cover tightly with foil and bake at 350° for…

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2015 Christmas Season Menu

Sweets to Share and Savor

  • Wheat Free Monster Cookies – Creating a new recipe to share at a cookie exchange. Stay tuned!
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies  from Food Network! G’s all-time favorite! Easily GF if you watch your processed ingredients.
  • Apple Fritter Cake from Nerdy Baker! just.. nom nom .. and no bakery run involved!
  • Traditional Pumpkin Pie from Libby’s! The one and only!

Brunch Menu

  • Cheesy Tater Tot Breakfast Bake from Chew Out Loud! Bacon, Sausage, potatoes, eggs.. all in one stop!
  • Grand’s buttermilk biscuits… why mess with a good thing?!
  • Orange & Apple Juice
  • Seasonal Fruit

Christmas Dinner 2015

  • Ham, Ham, Ham – That’s what G asked for…by name.
  • Ham gravy – Yes it can be done and not be totally liquid salt. Really. I’ll type it this year.
  • Garlic Mashed Mashed PotatoesMy recipe with the roasted garlic added this time.
  • Cornbread Casserole – Revamped my old recipe this year! Can’t wait to blog it!
  • Green Bean CasseroleMy recipe with cheese. Just try it!
  • Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes – My Recipe, will type
  • Deviled Eggs  – My Recipe, divided so some don’t contain pickles …weird people …
  • Kings Hawaiian Rolls – Did you know they make BREAD now, too?


  • Leftover sweets – Assuming there are any…
  • Baked CheesecakeStill looking for a recipe.