With Turkey Day almost upon us i think we need a virtual Thanksgiving... please post your favorite turkey day recipes here for all to share... ALCOHOLIC STUFFING If you are planning to sacrifice a turkey in it's prime for the sake of the traditional holiday feast, the least you can do to demonstrate your gratitude is dress the poor bird in style before sending it out to the dining room table for it's final bow. Ingredients 1/3 cup of hazelnuts 2 tbsps butter 1 large yellow onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 jalapeño chillies, seeds and membranes removed, minced 3 tbsps fresh thyme, stems removed 1 1/2 apples, peeled, cored and diced 1/3 cup cognac or any brandy 1 egg 6 cups (approx. 1/2 loaf) day-old multi-grain bread. If possible, spread slices out on a counter for a few hours to dry out. 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1 cup Italian parsley (leaves only), chopped 1 cup chicken stock 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper In a preheated oven at 325°F/165°C, toast hazelnuts on a baking sheet for 10 minutes. Let cool, then pinch off loose skins. Chop nuts coarsely. In a large sauté pan over medium-high heat, add butter and sauté onions, garlic and chillies for 10 minutes, or until golden. Add thyme, apples and Calvados. Stir with a wooden spoon. After Calvados has heated up, flambé by lighting a match to it. Stand back and let flame burn itself out. Sauté for five more minutes. In a small bowl, beat egg. In a large bowl add bread, beaten egg, cinnamon, Italian parsley, chicken stock, pepper and toasted hazelnuts. Toss thoroughly. Empty contents of sauté pan into bowl and toss thoroughly with bread mixture. Bake stuffing in a baking dish for 30 minutes at 350°F.