Poultry Seasoning Know Your Herbs and Spices

A sprinkle

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Growing up, my mom was never without poultry seasoning in the house. Turkey stuffing HAD to have it or Thanksgiving wasn’t the same. Have you ever tasted poultry seasoning mix? It has a pungent taste that can permeate a dish. I advise to use it sparingly.
These spice blends are designed to enhance poultry dishes. There is no meat included in the mix. Most brands are a combination of rubbed or ground sage, thyme, marjoram, rosemary, nutmeg, and black pepper. Sage is the predominant herb.
You can use this mix as a dry rub for chicken or turkey. Apply under the skin or lightly wet the chicken with water or oil and sprinkle on top.
Add this seasoning to bread or cornbread stuffing.

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