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Homestyle Cranberry Sauce


Play around with this simple recipe to suit your own taste. Add a little cinnamon, grated apple or grated orange peel, or replace a third of the cranberries with strawberries or raspberries.

Recipe courtesy of Evelyn Ernst, Terra Beata Farm


  • 3 cups (750 ml) or one
  • 12-oz/340-g package
  • cranberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup (250 ml)water
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) sugar or 3/8 cup (90 ml)maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) brown sugar


  1. Put berries and water in a saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. When the first few berries pop, stir in sugar.
  4. Continue to cook for a few minutes, stirring occasionally, until nearly all the berries have popped.
  5. Bottle immediately and store or serve warm.
This recipe was featured in the article Cooking with cranberries.
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