This is always a strange time of year for Canadians. We’ve already had our Thanksgiving weeks ago, so all of this American hoopla over the holiday seems like it’s a “been there, done that” kind of deal. But this year it’s a little different in our household and we kinda let Thanksgiving pass us by. I was busy and we ate soup. No big deal or so I thought.
But this Saturday, we took a run for the border into Bellingham WA and picked up a pre-brined Trader Joe’s turkey (HELP! Quick question: Do I wash/rinse/soak the pre-brined turkey or just rub it with butter and bake it? Answered on Twitter = rinse.) Once I was caught up in the Trader Joe’s frenzy, it was like I was on auto-pilot or something. I just wanted turkey and all the things that come with Thanksgiving. And one of the big things I missed this year was stuffing. And this old fashioned and kinda basic stuffing is something you can make without a turkey or even a chicken. It’s my mom’s age-old recipe and I love it. But this time I added in walnuts and apples just to put my own stamp on it. Don’t even want to think about turkey? No worries, just make the stuffing a part of your vegan meal. It’s easy. Head over to Poppytalk for the recipe and the story and get stuffed.