Serve that simple can 'o cranberry sauce topped with orange slices to take this easy Thanksgiving side from familiar to fabulous.
For extra flair, garnish with fresh cranberries and a mint sprig, and make sure to use an orange with the same diameter as
the canned sauce.
Homemade cranberry sauce is delicious on its own, but it's even better when infused with the festive flavors of port and orange
liqueur. Reviewer Nancy recalls, "This cranberry sauce is outstanding! I made four batches this Thanksgiving and placed the
sauce in jelly jars and gave them away. Many, many compliments, and many of my friends used theirs over warm brie."
No holiday table is complete without a cranberry-sweet potato combo, plus this duo is good for your stomach and your overall
health. Both cranberries and sweet potatoes are great sources of vitamins A and C and complement meaty main dishes well. Plus,
they're super easy to prepare! Six ingredients and 30 minutes are all you need to get these potatoes on the table–and all
the cooking is done in the microwave.
Muffins make great breakfasts or grab-and-go snacks, and these cranberry goodies capture the delicious flavors of the holiday
season. To breeze through your holiday cooking, bake the muffins ahead of time and store in the freezer. Try substituting
blueberries and lemon rind for a fresh twist on this recipe.
Combining sweet apple slices with tart cranberries makes this slaw a great twist on the classic cabbage version, and it's
perfect for entertaining. Reviewer Gilblj notes, "I have served this at everything from fancy dinner parties to summer potlucks,
and it's always a hit. A bit time-consuming to slice the cabbage–just start with presliced, bagged cabbage. I generally throw
in a few extra apples, too."
Make the Caramelized Onion-Cranberry Compote up to a day ahead using fresh or frozen cranberries and serve this creamy dip
as an appetizer on whole grain crackers. It's the perfect bite-sized dish to serve throughout the season at various holiday
This homemade "butter" adds rich flavor to breads, muffins, and more, and can be made with fresh or frozen berries. You can
store it in the fridge for up to 2 months, so go ahead and mix up a batch to enjoy throughout the holiday season. For a colorful
gift, fill a small glass jar with the butter, tie a ribbon around the top, and attach the recipe card.
Five ingredients and 15 minutes are all you need to prepare this delicious salad. The toasted pecans lend a rich, sweet flavor
that balances out the tart dried cranberries. If you can't find lemon-flavored olive oil, we've included instructions on making
This versatile, quick, and easy cranberry and pear chutney is delicious served with turkey or ham, and also makes a wonderful
gift. One recipe yields about 6 cups and will keep up to 1 month in the refrigerator.