Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

In an attempt to reduce refined sugar, things have gotten a little nutty out there. There are certain things that, as far as I am concerned, require a whole heap of white sugar. Sweet cranberry sauce is one such thing, raspberry jam and my Nana’s shortbread are a couple of others. If you like your cranberry sauce sweet, you go for it. You will catch no flack from me this Thanksgiving. If, however, you want to try something a little different, here’s my take. I’m partial to the tartness of this version myself.

 


Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh (or frozen) cranberries
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 3 oranges - juiced about 1 cup
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup

Method

Zest your oranges and then squeeze them for their juice.

In a pot bring to boil juice and zest.

Add cranberries - you will hear popping as the skins break.

Stir in maple syrup.

Let simmer until you achieve thick, goopy consistency - about 20 minutes - stirring occasionally.

 

You might also like

Spring

6 Lunch Box Updates

Whether it’s your first year on the lunch-making-train or you’ve been on it so long you could drive the damn thing, it’s time to get on. Start the year strong

Seafood

Better Than Classic Tuna Melt

How is this the first tuna melt recipe on the site? I don’t know what to say except that I guess it seems so basic that it doesn’t require a

By Occasion

Lisa’s Letters Home: A Tale of Two Candies

I asked a few teacher friends of mine whether or not they enjoyed receiving homemade presents from their students at Christmas or store bought. All agreed that homemade (and the

1 Comment

  1. Laura Keller
    October 08, 17:43 Reply

    Thanks for a new twist on cranberry sauce … I've always just made it with sugar, but will give maple syrup a try this weekend!

Leave a Reply