November 18th, 2009
Look for organic cranberries for this T-day staple. They are among the fruits, which the Environmental Working Group recommends you should seek out as organic, because the conventionally grown berries can have pesticide residues. Homemade cranberry sauce is great any time of year with roast chicken, pork, turkey or a vegetarian meal. The tartness of the soft cranberries in this sauce is balanced by sweet orange juice.
When the dinner is for adults, a splash of port adds a special treat. Since fresh cranberries are not available year-round, buy an extra bag or two in the fall and stick them in the freezer. This recipe is easily doubled or even tripled. Makes about 2 cups. — Myra Goodman
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