These cranberry recipes offer an array of uses for that iconic sweet-tart berry—some expected, some unconventional, all lovely—whether for Thanksgiving or any time of year.
Cranberry Apple Crostata
Know what we can't stop thinking about? This crostata. At first whiff of its heady fall spices and rustic charm, you'll tumble head over heels.
Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Relish
Made in minutes from just five ingredients, this cranberry relish belongs in your weeknight repertoire and not just on your Thanksgiving table. Did we mention it freezes beautifully?
Cranberry Orange Pecan Bread
This cranberry orange pecan bread is an enticing balance of tart and sweet in a fetching cake-like delivery system. Quite tempting at all times, though especially come November.
Got leftover cranberries? Then you've got the fixings for these incredible scones that balance tart berries with sweet white chocolate and knee-wobblingly flaky pastry.
Cranberry and Orange Relish
Doesn't get much simpler than this make-ahead cranberry sauce. Simply simmer cranberries, sugar, and orange until you hear a "Pop!" Then slide it in the fridge. Your work is done.
Because sometimes on Thanksgiving, you need something a little stronger than wine. Especially this year. We know we will. *hic*
Cranberry Buckle with Crumb Topping
We'll take this sweetly tart mingling of muffin and coffee cake any time someone cares to plunk a slice down in front of us.
Raw Cranberry Sauce
This little make-ahead number is easy as can be, requires no coveted stovetop space before the big meal, and tastes, well, wow.
Cranberries and sugar. Two things you probably have in abundance at the moment. May as well put them to extra sparkly use.
Raw Cranberry Relish
This sassy and simple sauce draws on just cranberries, orange, sugar, booze, and a blender. And no, it's not a cocktail.