I have created another stuffing as follows :
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1 whole yellow onion loosely chopped
2 TB of minced garlic.
4-5 stalks of celery, chopped into small pieces
melt 3 TB unsalted butter, in a saute pan
on high heat, turn down to medium, toss
in onion/garlic/celery. Saute.When onions are transparent and celery soft - remove from heat. Transfer to large heavy bottomed pan. Add a small amount of Porcini Mushroom oil
After 3 minutes add :
1 bag (8oz) dried cranberries.
16 oz. of Chicken stalk
2 Tb thyme, or other herbs
In same saute pan ad :
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
1/2 cup finely hazelnuts
1 TB butter
A bit more porccini mushroom oil
Brown the nuts for 2-3 minutes ( you will smell a slightly toasted aroma).
Add to the larger pan, put the pan on medium heat, stirring ingredients.Add plain stuffing cubes (dried bread crumbs (day old, oven toasted cubes of bread), Stir , ad another 16 oz of chicken stock, lower heat, cook until crumbs thoroughly saturated.