Cranberries are a holiday tradition that dates back to the Native Americans who taught the Pilgrims which crops were best to plant. Cranberries, being native to North America, were among those crops and likely eaten at the first Thanksgiving feast. Although likely not sweetened or made into a sauce, cranberries have remained a traditional Thanksgiving food that we have come to adore in sauces, stuffing, baked goods, side dishes and salads. Fresh, frozen and dried cranberries are often used interchangeably in recipes.
A holiday meal is not authentically “holiday” without cranberry sauce. We especially love the homemade recipes. The difference in taste and freshness from canned varieties makes them well worth it. Our favorites include:... Read More