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Cranberry Orange Relish


Ginger and orange flavours enliven this simple recipe, a perfect condiment for turkey

Recipe courtesy of chef Michael Howell


  • 2 cups (500 ml) fresh cranberries, washed
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) sugar
  • 1 orange
  • 2  Tbsp (30 ml) fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 cup (250 ml) orange juice
  • pinch of salt


  1. Peel the orange, reserving the rind.
  2. Julienne the rind and place the rind and cranberries in a larger saucepan.
  3. Squeeze in the juice of the orange, the additional juice, the sugar and salt.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cover loosely.
  5. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until cranberries begin to pop and the mixture thickens a bit. Stir occasionally.
  6. Let cool. Serve at room temperature.
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