Recipe's - Chestnut Dressing
Ingredients: 2 pounds chestnuts; 4 tablespoons shortening; 8 cups dry bread crumbs; 4 tablespoons bacon fat; 4 tablespoons celery; 4 tablespoons onion; 1/4 teaspoon paprika; 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning; 1 tablespoon parsley; 2/3 cup melted butter or margarine.
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Directions:With knife, make cuts in sides of chestnuts. Heat shortening and chestnuts in shallow pan for 15 minutes in moderate oven (shake pan several times). When cool enough to handle, remove shells and brown skins. Dice chestnuts or put through food chopper. Heat bacon fat in frying pan; add celery to onion and cook slowly 3 minutes. Add to bread. Add rest of ingredients, including chestnuts. Add any bouillon or water, as needed, to moisten.