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Holiday Cranberry Sauce

Categories: Christmas, Entertaining, Make ahead, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian
Type: Side Dishes

Homemade cranberry sauce has a better texture and better taste than anything you can find in a can.

Serves: Serves: 12


  • 4 cups fresh cranberries, washed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups port wine
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice

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  1. Combine all ingredients in large saucepan and cook, stirring frequently, over medium heat until berries pop.
  2. Cool to room temperature; pour mixture into airtight containers and refrigerate at least 3 days before serving.
  3. Cranberry sauce will keep several months in refrigerator.
  • USDA researchers have found that a single spoonful of cinnamon (1/4 to 1 teaspoon) helps the body metabolize sugar 20 times better.

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Excerpted from Cook Once, Eat for a Week by Jyl Steinback. Copyright © 2003 by Family Fit Lifestyle, an Arizona Corporation.

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