Dried cranberries are fragrant and emit an essence that reminds
everyone who enters your home that the true Holiday Season is here
and being celebrated.
Quick Decorating Idea!
Put cranberries into the water in a clear vase before
adding flowers and greenery - an instant Holiday accent!
Holiday evergreen floral arrangement with cranberries
give of their color, texture, and
essence for our enjoyment and Holiday meals
Fresh Cranberry Recipes
Basic Cranberry Sauce
2 cups sugar
2 cups water
1 lb. (4 cups) fresh cranberries
Combine sugar and water in pan;
stir to dissolve sugar.
Heat to boiling; boil 5 mins.
Add cranberries; cook till skins pop, about 3 mins.
Remove from heat.
Cool to room temperature.
Serve sauce warm or chilled.
Basic, beautiful, deliciious and a decorative touch
of holiday mealtime cheer.
Historic Colonial Beverage - Shrub
Add a historical accent to your holiday meals with a Colonial drink
called a shrub. The Pilgrims were proud to serve this beverage
and so should you.
Shrubs served in Colonial days were fruit-based
drinks liberally spiked with brandy or rum or whatever spirited
drink was at hand!
4 cups raspberry sherbet, softened
4 cups cranberry juice cocktail
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 cups chilled ginger ale
Spoon half the sherbet into a blender. Pour in half the cranberry
juice and half the lemon juice. Process until smooth. Pour into
Repeat with remaining cranberry juice, and remaining lemon juice.
Carefully pour some of the ginger ale down the side of each glass.
Stir to muddle slightly.
A toast to you and your loved ones!
Cranberries - they generously
give of their color, texture, and essence for our enjoyment and
our Holiday meal plans.