I made the cranberry sauce in advance, and a couple other things like that.
cranberry sauce should be sweet but not cloying, and tart without causing pucker and anguish.
And thank you, USDA cranberry Market Loss Assistance Program, for the cranberry sauce.
Plus Sifton shares two of his favorite recipes: cranberry sauce and roasted cauliflower with anchovy bread crumps.
Imagine President Obama passing the cranberry sauce, and a word of thanks, to Speaker of the House John Boehner.
Here was cranberry sauce, not in a bowl, but moulded in the wheat-sheaf mould, and glowing like the Great Carbuncle.
He married a girl from cranberry Medder, and they went down East.
Ain't everybody's garden dryin' up and the ponds so low that we shan't be able to get water for the cranberry ditches pretty soon?
Splendid—I do believe we're to have cranberry preserve at dinner.
The woods are filled with a great variety of wild berries, among which the cranberry and swampberry are considered the best.
1640s, American English adaptation of Low German kraanbere, from kraan "crane" (see crane (n.)) + Middle Low German bere "berry" (see berry). Perhaps so called from a resemblance between the plants' stamens and the beaks of cranes.
German and Dutch settlers in the New World apparently recognized the similarity between the European berries (Vaccinium oxycoccos) and the larger North American variety (V. macrocarpum) and transferred the name. In England, they were marshwhort or fenberries, but the North American berries, and the name, were brought over late 17c. The native Algonquian name for the plant is represented by West Abenaki popokwa.