Jams and Jellies

Ginger-orange cranberry sauce

Given that cranberries are available fresh and cheap all fall and into early winter when all the other berries are gone, and given that they freeze beautifully, I don’t see why they’re relegated to Thanksgiving and the occasional loaf of cranberry-nut bread. Cranberry sauce goes well with all sorts of foods besides turkey. Pork and sauerkraut, for example, even lentil soup — anything rich and hearty that needs something tart to cut it. (more…)