Uses for Fresh Cranberries

(Last Updated On: November 18, 2010)

Cranberries There are some items at the grocery store that only appear for a short time at a particular time of year and then disappear until the next time around. One of those items is fresh cranberries. You typically start seeing them pop up in stores shortly before Halloween, but by the New Year they are usually gone. So this is the time to stock up on these nutritious treasures. You might be wondering what can you do with them? Below you will find a list of recipes using fresh cranberries that I hope you will enjoy! Click on the title of each recipe to view the full recipe.

Homemade Jellied Cranberry Sauce
This is a Thanksgiving classic. Most people just turn to the can, but I think you are missing out if you don’t make it yourself. And it’s not very difficult to do.

Cranberry Applesauce
Not only is adding cranberries to applesauce a way to make your sauce a pretty red color, it also adds depth of flavor as well as the antioxidant power of the cranberry.

You can also add cranberries to salads to add some colors and nutrition.