Massanutten Veggie Dip


  1. 2 to 24 hours ahead of time.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl add all ingredients, mix to combine.
  3. Transfer the dip mixture into a serving bowl.
  4. Serve with seasonal veggies, pita chips, fried foods, and proteins.

Massanutten Turkey Meatloaf


  1. Preheat oven to 375*
  2. Over med heat sauté the first 6 ingredients together, until soft 8-10 minutes. Remove to a large mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl mix together the bread and milk, let milk soak into the bread.
  4. Mix together the sautéed veggies, meat, eggs, tomato paste, Massanutten Seasoning and the soaked bread cubes. With your hands mix everything evenly throughout.
  5. In a large baking dish form the meat mixture into a loaf. cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes.
  6. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 25 minutes or until the internal temp reaches 165*.
  7. Remove, slice and serve.



Pickling Brine


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, until sugar and salt dissolve. Cool to room temperature.
  2. Rinse the turkey. Place in a deep bowl or pot, breast-side down. Pour the brine over the breast and refrigerate, loosely covered, overnight (if store bought, 1-2 days if bought from the farmer)
  3. Remove the turkey from the brine 30 minutes before roasting, and allow to air dry.