Danelle’s Thanksgiving Bread Stuffing

Allow 1/4 cup stuffing for each pound of chicken or turkey. This recipe makes enough for a 12 lb turkey.

3/4 cup finely chopped onion

1 1/2 cups chopped celery (with leaves)

1 cup margarine or butter

9 cups soft bread cubes

2 teaspoons salt

1 1/2 dried sage leaves

1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

1/2 teaspoon pepper

2 cups fresh peeled rough chopped chestnuts

Cook and stir onion and celery in margarine in 10-inch skillet until oninon is tender. Stir in about 1/3 of the bread cubes. Turn into deep bowl. Add remaining ingredients; toss. Stuff turkey just before roasting. 9 cups stuffing.