Ben Weller, my son-in-law, makes this wonderful family recipe for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. He uses the
traditional method of grinding with an old hand-crank grinder. His mother, Joan Weller, told me (in confidence) that you don't really need to use a food grinder
(you can use a food processor). It was her way of keeping her son busy and out of the way when she was fixing the holiday dinner.
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Cranberry Relish Recipe:
Yields: 8 to 10 servings
Prep time: 20 min
2 oranges, unpeeled and sliced into 8 pieces
1 (2-pound) package fresh
1 cup granulated sugar
2 to 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier or Triple Sec
Feed the oranges and cranberries through a meat grinder (use small grate). NOTE: If you are careful, you can use your food processor,
but do not over grind.
In a medium bowl, combine ground oranges, ground cranberries, sugar, and Grand Marnier or Triple Sec. Sprinkle a little extra sugar over the top.
Cover and refrigerator for at least 1 day (the longer you refrigerate, the better the taste).
Makes 8 to 10 servings.
Leftover Thanksgiving moment of brilliance! Peanut butter and cranberry relish sandwich
More Interesting and Delicious Cranberry Recipes:
Cranberry Sauce with Raspberry Vinaigrette
This traditional cranberry sauce is enhanced by raspberry vinegar. Very delicious!.
Cranberry Holiday Spread
This delicious holiday spread is very easy-to-make and is sure to delight your family and friends. Makes a great appetizer to serve before your large
Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.
Cranberry Salsa Dip
This fantastic recipe was shared with me by Carol Reich of Hillsboro, Oregon. Carol won a Dip Contest on the Satellite Sisters Radio Show with this
outstanding and also beautiful-to-look-at recipe.
This granita would be delicious served during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.Granitas are as cool and delicious as ice cream,
but they're much light, more refreshing, and a lot easier to make.
Zucchini Cranberry Bread with Pecans
Here is a very pretty quick bread to make now and then freeze for later use.
During the holidays, you will be very thankful to have a few of these loaves in
your freezer to give as gifts and to serve your guests. This is also a great
recipe to use those "large" zucchini that seem to grow overnight!