For most of us, rich strudel wouldn't be an everyday affair. But with walnut oil (instead of butter) and fresh pears, it can become a decadence-free indulgence, perfect for your next dinner party. Serve it with frozen nonfat vanilla yogurt.
Crusty but tender and buttery cornmeal cake over juicy, tart cranberries in maple syrup is not quite pudding and not quite cake. Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream is a perfect topper, but the pudding is addictive on its own.
Here, we sear quail in a skillet and then finish them in the oven over a bed of pear- and cranberry-studded brown-rice pilaf. Although they look like they might be tricky to prepare, quail couldn’t be easier to roast.
Cinnamon Bread Pudding With Cranberry-Raisin Sauce
Pungent and aromatic cinnamon perfumes this bread pudding and sweet-tart sauce. The sauce, made with cranberries and golden raisins, gets a toasty flavor from mustard seeds and a touch of heat from chile peppers.
Deliciously addictive, these simple fruit candies have an intense cranberry-raspberry flavor and a consistency vaguely reminiscent of soft gumdrops. The individual candies are normally rolled in granulated sugar, but sifted powdered sugar also works.
These cookies boast a bright, zesty filling and spicy aroma. They make a large batch, and you can make the logs of cookie dough ahead, then pull them out of the freezer and slice and bake as many cookies as you need.
Start your day off right with these easy pancakes, packed with cranberry's sour spike. One of you can make the coffee and heat the maple syrup while the other makes the pancakes. It's instant relationship bliss.
This rustic cake is a delicious alternative to pie and uses one of the tastiest fruits of the fall harvest—cranberries. The basic recipe is very versatile and can be made with apples, pears, peaches, plums or any full-flavored, slightly acidic fruit.
Our usual problem with turkey burgers is the dry, chewy texture of the cooked meat. The usual solution is to add fat, but a little sautéed onion, dried cranberries and soaked couscous work even better without larding down this healthy main course.
Light enough to follow even a substantial meal, this pretty compote has a refreshing balance of sweet and tart flavors. Serve with vanilla frozen yogurt for dessert or with plain yogurt for breakfast or brunch.
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Whether you want a traditional cranberry sauce recipe or a new dish altogether, check out the slideshow above for cranberry inspiration.