Can I make my cranberry sauce ahead of time and freeze it?

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Thanksgiving just isn't complete without sweet and tangy cranberry sauce. Make this one a few days ahead to serve at your holiday table or to give as a homemade gift to neighbors and friends.Recipe: Basic Cranberry Sauce

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If you freeze cranberry sauce it will likely get watery when you thaw it. You are better off making it up to five days ahead and keeping it refrigerated.

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Recipe: Basic Cranberry Sauce 

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