I love trying new ways to make cranberry sauce. You can easily have several different types of cranberry sauces, relishes or chutneys at a holiday feast because they’re so easy to make. This recipe for Spiced Grand Marnier Cranberry Sauce is flavored with a hint of cinnamon, cloves and a double hit of orange (Grand Marnier and freshly-grated • Read More »
Cranberry Streusel Coffee CakeDecember 20, 2011 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Cakes, Christmas, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Thanksgiving.
If you’re still working on your Christmas morning menu, this recipe for Cranberry Streusel Cake would be a good one to consider. The moist, festive cake is both easy to make and delicious. The sweet, brown sugar streusel is a nice balance to the tart cranberries. To simplify things the morning of, have your cranberries chopped and measured, and • Read More »
Cranberry-Orange SauceDecember 14, 2011 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Christmas, Condiment, Holidays, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sauce, Thanksgiving, Winter.
Next time you need cranberry sauce, I urge you to make your own. Not only is it incredibly easy to make, but you can jazz it up and make it more exciting than the humdrum store-bought variety. In this recipe, I love the addition of fragrant orange zest and orange liqueur…very tasty! Cranberry-Orange Sauce -recipe from • Read More »
Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic-Cranberry SauceDecember 3, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Christmas, Holidays, Main Dish, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes.
I love pork tenderloin because it’s difficult to mess up. This recipe for Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic-Cranberry Sauce is a perfect holiday dish because it’s easy, delicious, festive looking, and can easily be doubled or tripled to feed more people. The slightly sweet, slightly savory balsamic-cranberry sauce is a great compliment to the tender roasted • Read More »
Pistachio & Cranberry Russian Tea CakesDecember 21, 2009 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Baking, Christmas, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes.
If you’ve never made Russian Tea Cakes (also known as Mexican Wedding Cakes or Snowball Cookies), you’ve probably eaten them at some point in your life. They’re extremely easy to make, very tasty and a great addition to any holiday cookie platter. Although the recipe calls for 1 cup of pecans, I decided to try 1/2 • Read More »
Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cheese BarsDecember 19, 2008 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Cookies & Bars, Dessert.
During the holidays, time is a commodity. With so much hustle and bustle, I like to have a few recipes in my holiday baking repertoire that can yield maximum quantity with minimum kitchen time. That’s why I like bar cookies because you can whip up the batter, put it in a baking pan, bake the bars and • Read More »