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                        Jalapeno Cornbread Dressing
 
 Recipe By     : Texas Home Cooking
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Dressing
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           unsalted butter
    2      medium        onions -- chopped
    4      ribs          celery -- chopped
    5                    jalapeno peppers -- seeded and minced
    4      cloves        garlic -- minced
    2      teaspoons     dried thyme
    1      teaspoon      salt -- to taste
    8      cups          day-old cornbread -- crumbled
    3      cups          chicken stock
 
 400 degrees        2 quart baking casserole buttered
 Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  In a heavy skillet, melt butter over medium
 heat.  Add onion, celery, jalapeno and garlic and saute until softened.  Add
 thyme and salt and cook for another minute or so.  In a large bowl, mix
 cornbead with 2 cups stock.  Add more stock if mixture is too dry.  It sould
 be very moist but not soupy.  Spoon the mixture into a buttered 2 quart
 ovenporoof pan or casserole.  Bake for 30 minutes or until firm. 
 
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