Cranberry Orange Scones

These cranberry orange scones were a great start to our Thanksgiving Day this year.  I made the dough the night before so it was only a matter of cutting them out and popping them into the oven Thanksgiving morning.  A little something for the busy Thanksgiving hosts, and a welcoming treat for the road weary…

Bacon Cranberry Jelly

I tested out some new cranberry jelly recipes last week in preparation for Thanksgiving. In past years I have made basic cranberry chutneys and sauces that do not require the extra step of straining the cooked fruit, but this year I decided to go ahead and make an actual cranberry jelly.  I made a more…

Cranberry Soy Chicken

I made some homemade cranberry jelly about a week ago, and have been brainstorming non-Thanksgiving ways for using it.  So far, this is what I have been able to come up with – a soy, cranberry, and garlic sauce on roast chicken that has been roasted on a bed of garlic seasoned potatoes, mushrooms, and…

Cranberry Challah

I saw fresh cranberries at the grocery store this week, I clear sign of the Thanksgiving season, and I could not resist bring a bag home.  Usually I go right for the cranberry quick-bead recipe when it comes to baking with fresh cranberries, but this year I decided to go down a different path, and…