Lagasse's mother cooked her family's Portuguese specialties year-round, but her Thanksgiving dressing—filled with spicy sausage, lots of parsley, and milk-soaked bread—is his favorite. After years of trying to replicate it, he finally asked for the recipe. "It might be the best thing I've ever eaten. I make it all the time," Lagasse says.
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