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Wild Rice
1.  Wild Rice Stuffing
 
 Note:  Inspired by Food Network and Martha Stewart.  This stuffing can be used for poultry or baked squash.
 
2	t orange peel, grated
2	cp water or chicken stock
1/2	cp wild rice
3/4	cp celery, diced small
3/4 cp onion, diced small
1	T sage
1   bay leaf
1	cp green apples, peeled, cored and diced small
or
1/2 cp dried cherries
1/2 cp walnuts, toasted
fresh lemon or orange peels for garnish
fresh ground pepper to taste

1.  Bring rice to boil in water, add bay leaf, and simmer 35-40 minutes or till tender. 
2.  Saute onions till translucent, then add celery, sage and apples or cherries for 2 minutes.
3.  In large bowl, add walnuts, black pepper, and cooked wild rice to mixture.
4.  Stuff a small roasting chicken and roast it as directed, depending on weight. Or, use to stuff baked 
zucchini or acorn squash.