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Welcome to my site!
I'm Cindy, and I love to cook! And, I love to eat... hence the size of my rear end! I come from a long line of cooks. My great great Grandmother was a cook in the original Harvey Houses. My grandmother Julia was an awesome cook, and my mom was incredible. I owe my skills to these great women. Especially my Mom who said this to me about making gravy... "Cindy Lynn, wallpaper paste is wallpaper paste & gravy is gravy. Never the two shall meet!" Shall we say my first experience at making gravy left a little bit to be desired! Thank the high heavens my cooking skills have improved since then! Enjoy!

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Cranberry Relish

Yum! Thanksgiving! Truly the best meal of the year - if you ask me. As I prepare some of the side dishes for our feast this week, I will be sharing the recipes with you. I got this recipe about 15 years ago from a tv show. I sure can't remember which one now... but this recipe has never failed to elicit raves. My dad loved Thanksgiving too, but he was a "jellied cranberry sauce from the can" kinda guy - however, I think he would have really enjoyed this. Happy Turkey Day Everyone!


1 large orange, peeled and chopped
1 medium green apple, peeled and chopped
½ medium white onion, finely chopped
2 cups whole fresh cranberries (I use the whole 12oz package, which is slightly more than 2cups)
½ c water
½ c sugar
1 – 16 oz can Jellied Cranberry Sauce
½ tsp cinnamon
½ tsp allspice
½ tsp nutmeg


1. Place everything, except spices, in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, add spices, and simmer until mixture thickens.

3. Stir occasionally. Should be cooked in approximately 30 minutes.

4. Let cool. Will keep in the fridge for several days.


Columbo said...

It was delicious!

charcuteire said...

Followed the trail of crumbs from the Yummy Mummy.

Where I post as ntsc, I also post at charcuteire (note the misspelling).

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