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"If it's not Stove Top, it's not Thanksgiving!"

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"If it's not Stove Top, it's not Thanksgiving!"

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Kontxesi | | Nov 11, 2013 03:51 AM

I just needed to share my horror. Last night, I made roast chicken and vegetables for myself, my boyfriend, and his parents. We have a few boxes of Stove Top in the pantry (NO idea where they came from; I certainly didn't buy them) and I figured this was a good chance to get rid of them. His family loves that stuff.

I read the instructions and almost died. Boil 1-1/2 cups of water with 1/4 cup... not butter, not even margarine. "53% vegetable oil spread". Except I think they managed to make it sound even more gross; I can't remember the exact wording. (Apparently, my bf's family always uses this for Thanksgiving. He'd never tasted homemade until having Tday with my family.)

And then, in an attempt to find the exact wording from my box (can't find, everything says margarine or spread), I stumble across their website. "If it's not Stove Top, it's not Thanksgiving!"

So, I have to wonder. Are there people who have made their own stuffing but still prefer the boxed stuff? Or have Stove Top consumers never experienced the homemade stuff? Does anyone here use it?

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