Oyster dressing

Whether you call it stuffing or dressing, Thanksgiving (and Christmas, in my family) is utterly incomplete without it. I was never much of a dressing fan until a couple of years ago; something about the texture was unappealing, and there were far too many other dishes vying for space on my plate for me to give dressing a real chance.

Strangely, I was converted by the same dressing that’s been present at every holiday meal of my life: oyster dressing. Conventional wisdom would dictate that anyone who has problems with the texture of dressing would probably also find oysters repulsive, but I am anything but conventional. I love oysters—recently had a wonderful meal at one of the best places currently shucking them in Seattle—and I love this oyster dressing.

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Sweet potato soufflé

Wow, I was really on a roll there for awhile—cooking up lots of good things and posting almost every week. Well, friends, the last couple of months have been full of change and, consequently, I’ve fallen behind on the blog. (That, and the whole sunset at 5pm thing is not conducive to photographing stuff at night.)

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