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Jim's Old Fashioned Oyster Dressing

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"This is a family recipe to stuff your turkey with. My dad used to ask me to make a Thanksgiving dinner in June so he could have the dressing!! If you like oysters this will be your new tradition! Mix everything in a large bowl, and stuff that bird!"

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    1 day 30 mins


  1. Spread the bread cubes out onto baking sheets or a work surface, and allow to dry for 24 to 48 hours (longer for a drier dressing).
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat, and cook and stir the onion, garlic, and celery until the onions become translucent, about 8 minutes. Pour the vegetables and butter into a large bowl. Lightly mix in the bread cubes, and stir in the oysters and their liquid until thoroughly combined.
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Nov 19, 2011

Previous reviewer: Don't ruin a recipe's rating just because it was given a wrong title. MANY families use the terms 'stuffing' and 'dressing' interchangeably. Mine included.

Sep 20, 2011

It sounds delicious, tho i haven't made it yet. Off the top of my head i would probably use Pepperidge Farm white bread for the sweet taste and the heavier texture than most soft breads or a French bread that is a few days old. Otherwise, i can almost taste how good it will be!

Nov 24, 2011


Nov 19, 2011

Thi sis a stuffing, not a dressing.

Nov 26, 2014

I make this recipe every year for Thanksgiving. As I do not put it into the bird, it is known as dressing. I agree with Valorie that the title should not result in a one star rating. I cut this recipe in half and I use only half of the oysters because of cost factors. I make this in a crock pot and it is awesome. I do cheat and use stuffing/dressing mix instead of cutting up the bread.


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  • Calories
  • 656 kcal
  • 33%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 72.4 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol
  • 197 mg
  • 66%
  • Fat
  • 26.5 g
  • 41%
  • Fiber
  • 3.4 g
  • 14%
  • Protein
  • 30.3 g
  • 61%
  • Sodium
  • 1518 mg
  • 61%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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