Tag Archives: cranberry

Cool Thanksgiving Drinks

The first Thanksgiving we lived in the South we had just moved into our first house. Katherine excitedly threw on a sweater, popped some baked brie in the oven and lit a fire. The sweater was shed and the brie … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Cranberries Galore

We’re not sure what the shelf life is on cranberry sauce, but it seems like by the time we finish off our batch from Thanksgiving we’re wanting to make another batch for Christmas. The drink above (The Cranberry Cocktail) was … Continue reading

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Mulled Wine Cranberry Sauce

The wine really makes this cranberry sauce a rich, deep color and oh so tasty. Mulled Wine Cranberry Sauce 2 cups red wine zest one orange 2 cinnamon sticks 1/2 nutmeg pod 8-10 white or green peppercorns 2-3 cloves 12 … Continue reading

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Cranberry sauce quick bread

Most people are too busy gobbling up turkey and stuffing on Thanksgiving to put much of a dent in the cranberry sauce. Here’s a great way to use up your leftovers. We used our raspberry cranberry sauce, but any variety … Continue reading

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Cranberry almond fizz

This is a great drink for Thanksgiving. Those who want to make it nonalcoholic, can skip the Amaretto and add about a teaspoon of almond extract. Yes, we know that has some alcohol, but as long as you don’t chug … Continue reading

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Crimson cosmos all around

We love all the new flavors of 100 percent juice on the market. We love it even more when they’re on sale, which happened recently. Ocean Spray has a number of tempting 100 percent juices and the store brands seem … Continue reading

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