Cranberry Chutney with Dried Apricots and Spices

I don’t think there is any reason to rely on jarred, super sweet cranberry sauces when it’s so easy to make one with fresh cranberries that’s both delicious and healthy. My friend Steve posted this Gingered Cranberry Fig Chutney over at food52 last year and since Thanksgiving is almost upon us, the recipe was on … Read more

Roasted Beet Salad with Greens and Candied Pecans

This roasted beet salad with candied pecans is another great fall salad. I served this with our Thanksgiving dinner. I like how the sweetness of the roasted beets and pecans contrasts with the slightly bitter greens. I dressed the salad with a simple blend of olive oil and lemon juice only, but I think the … Read more

Cranberry Glogg

While researching cardamom for my post about cardamom roasted vegetables, I learned that cardamom is one of the spices that typically flavors the Scandinavian winter-time drink known as Glögg. According to Wikipedia, Glögg is the name of mulled (heated and spiced) wine in Sweden and Iceland; it goes by other similar names in Norway, Denmark, … Read more

Cranberry Pomegranate Compote

I’m always a bit sad that it seems to take so much sugar to make cranberry sauce taste good, so I came up with this delicious mostly fruit-sweetened version. I love the flavor of pomegranate so I’ve used it in three different ways in this low sugar cranberry sauce: pomegranate juice, pomegranate molasses, and fresh … Read more