Watch Paula Deen Prepare Her Super Secret Thanksgiving Dressing Recipe

Let me tell you up front what the secret to Paula Deen's thanksgiving dressing recipe is.

Drum roll please....

And the secret is, resist the urge to use a cornbread mix that uses sugar.  Straight from Paula's mouth, "never ever use a sweet cornbread to make your stuffing".  Paula says sweet cornbread mix will "totally ruin" your dressing.  She further recommends to only choose a cornbread mix if it does not include sugar.  Makes sense, and I'd have to agree.

Now, to set the stage for the video you're about to watch.

Paula teams up with her good friend Dora Charles, to produce a very informative and well shot instructional video. Paula and Dora are able to provide step by step instructions and a great deal of details within only 5 minutes and 31 seconds. "Shout out" to her production team!

Southern Cornbread Stuffing

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 7 slices oven-dried white bread
  • 1 sleeve Saltine crackers
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 7 cups chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sage
  • 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
  • 5 eggs, beaten


  • 1 cup self-rising cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup self-rising flour
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to 1 hour.  

Watch the video NOW!

The finished cornbread dressing (or stuffing) dish looks so moist and delicious, I have to give this recipe a try this holiday season.  I hope you enjoyed this great instructional video and learned as much from the video as I did.  Although the list of ingredients are a little different that what I'm use to I believed the finished cornbread dressing recipe will taste delicious.

Watch the video, then leave me a comment in the box below, telling me what you think!

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