Cranberry, the deep red winter fruit, is synonymous with thanksgiving and Christmas time, but their tart sourness is capable of a lot more which we don’t give them credit for.
Cranberries add a fantastic splash of colour to any winter table, including Thanksgiving and Christmas, and the sour berry is a perfect ingredient to many sweet and savoury dishes in an number of fresh cranberry recipes.
When buying fresh cranberries choose firm, bright coloured ones. Not only do they have a fantastic colour they have great nutritional qualities being packed with antioxidants and nutrients (like vitamin C and fibre) and are loved in cooking for their tart sourness.
Whether you decide to simply run up a classic cranberry sauce, bake them into a cake or crumble, put them into a cocktail or top off a turkey burger, there isn’t much you can’t do with cranberries when it comes to thanksgiving and Christmas. Here are six ways to give cranberries their due this Thanksgiving and beyond in this selection of fresh cranberry recipes.
Cranberries add a fantastic splash of colour to any Thanksgiving table and cranberry sauce is the perfect accompaniment to a Thanksgiving roast turkey. This classic recipe is from the American blogger Kelly Yandell for a spicy cranberry jelly. All it takes are fresh cranberries, sugar and water for you to whip up your own home made sauce and give your dinner that home made touch.
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