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A Sumptuous Spread for the Family

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Roasted Turkey and Pan Gravy
Moist and Savory Stuffing
Green Bean Casserole
Creamy Corn Pudding
Chocolate Pirouette Crusted Cake

(Family Features) - Each holiday season, hosts strive for the perfect balance between serving traditional fare and trying out palate-pleasing new recipes. Among friends and family however, the classics - which conjure up memories of holidays past - win hands down. Here's a sumptuous spread that's sure to please the whole family.

For a perfectly roasted turkey - the centerpiece of the holiday meal - baste the bird with Swanson chicken stock. The stock helps keep the meat moist and gives a lovely golden color to the skin. It also creates a base for homemade pan gravy that's perfect for drizzling over the turkey or topping Moist and Savory Stuffing or even mashed potatoes.

Green Bean Casserole is an iconic blend of rich flavors and textures. It features green beans, velvety Campbell's Cream of Mushroom soup and crisp french fried onion topping. Although it's almost certain to be one of the first items gone from the table, if you do end up with leftovers, slice leftover turkey, stir into the casserole and reheat for a one-dish meal the next day.

Serve up a spoonful of instant comfort with Creamy Corn Pudding. This super side dish combines corn with cream of chicken soup, eggs, Parmesan cheese and fresh chives. It's a delicious departure from the standard creamed corn or corn bread.

No holiday feast is complete without dessert. This year, why not add a Chocolate Pirouette Crusted Cake to the dessert buffet? It's a timesaving treat that will delight guests of all ages.

For more information, cooking tips and additional holiday recipes, visit www.campbellskitchen.com.

Roasted Turkey and Pan Gravy

Ingredients
  • 1 12 - to 14-pound turkey
  • 1 3/4 cups Swanson Chicken Stock
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Preparation
    1. Remove package of giblets and neck from turkey cavity. Rinse turkey with cold water and pat dry with a paper towel. Tie ends of drumsticks together.
    2. Place turkey, breast side-up, on a rack in shallow roasting pan. Brush turkey with stock. Insert meat thermometer into thickest part of the meat, making sure thermometer is not touching bone.
    3. Roast at 325°F for 3 to 3 1/2 hours or until thermometer reads 180°F and drumstick moves easily, basting occasionally with stock. Begin checking for doneness after 2 1/2 hours of cooking time. Let stand for 10 minutes.
    4. Remove turkey from roasting pan. Pour off any fat. Stir stock and flour in a small bowl until mixture is smooth. Stir stock mixture in pan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens. Season to taste. Serve with the turkey.

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cook Time
3 hours, 30 minutes

Serves
Makes 6 servings

Moist and Savory Stuffing

Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups Swanson Chicken Broth (Regular, Natural Goodness or Certified Organic)
  • 2 stalks celery, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 package (16 ounces) Pepperidge Farm Herb Seasoned Stuffing

Preparation
    1. Heat broth, celery and onion in 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add stuffing and mix lightly.
    2. Spoon stuffing mixture into greased 3-quart casserole dish. Cover and bake at 350°F for 30 minutes or until hot.

Preparation Time
20 minutes

Bake Time
30 minutes

Serves
Makes 11 servings

Notes, Tips & Suggestions
For crunchier stuffing, bake the casserole uncovered.

Green Bean Casserole

Ingredients
  • 2 cans (10 3/4 ounces each) Campbell's Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup (Regular, 98% Fat Free or 25% Less Sodium)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 bags (about 16 ounces each) frozen cut green beans, cooked and drained
  • 1 can (6 ounces) french fried onions (2 2/3 cups)

Preparation
    1. Stir soup, milk, soy sauce, pepper, beans and 1 1/3 cups onions in a 3-quart casserole.
    2. Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes or until the bean mixture is hot and bubbling. Stir bean mixture and top with remaining onions.
    3. Bake for 5 minutes or until the onions are golden brown.

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Bake Time
30 minutes

Serves
Makes 12 servings

Creamy Corn Pudding

Ingredients
  • Butter
  • 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) Campbell's Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup (Regular or 98% Fat Free)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can (16 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

Preparation
    1. Heat the oven to 350°F. Grease 1 1/2-quart casserole with butter.
    2. Beat soup, milk and eggs with a whisk or fork in medium bowl. Stir in corn, cornmeal, cheese and chives. Pour soup mixture into prepared casserole.
    3. Bake for 35 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Bake Time
35 minutes

Serves
Makes 6 servings

Chocolate Pirouette Crusted Cake

Ingredients
  • 1 box (19.6 ounces) Pepperidge Farm Chocolate Fudge 3 Layer Cake
  • 1/2 of a 13.5 ounce canister Pepperidge Farm Chocolate Hazelnut Crème-filled Pirouettes (about 18)

Preparation
    1. Thaw cake according to package directions. Place on a serving dish.
    2. Cut cookies into 2 1/2-inch-long pieces. Place cookies upright, side-by-side, all around edge of cake, pressing gently into the frosting. Place any remaining cookies on top of cake. Serve immediately.

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Thaw Time
2 hours

Serves
Makes 8 servings

Notes, Tips & Suggestions
Tip: This cake can be prepared up to 2 days ahead and stored in the refrigerator.

SOURCE: Campbell's Cooking Soups
Swanson Broth


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