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Chef Mashama Bailey’s Quail With Watermelon Molasses Recipe

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 24, 2021 • 2 min read

When Chef Bailey was growing up, cornbread dressing made its annual holiday appearance alongside roasted turkey. Taking her cue from those festive meals, she’s created a similar recipe—only this one uses quail instead of turkey. Quail is a smaller bird with more year-round appeal that also conveys the tradition of trapping and hunting in the Georgia region.