Let’s retire the jiggly, can-shaped cranberry sauce with ridges, shall we? It has a certain nostalgic charm, I’ll admit, but homemade cranberry sauce is in a league of its own—and it’s surprisingly simple to whip up. In just 15 minutes, fresh (or frozen) cranberries, sugar, water, and a splash of fresh orange juice and zest come together to create a sauce that’s bursting with bright, sweet flavors. The best part is? You can make it ahead of time and relax knowing it’ll stay perfectly fresh in the fridge for up to 10 days or in the freezer for two months. You can serve it with your favorite roast turkey, gravy and then add a gourmet touch to your leftover turkey sandwiches by mixing the sauce with mayo.
“I usually use the recipe on the Ocean Spray bag. This is much better! I can’t wait for my family to try it! I love the taste of the orange in it.”
Fresh cranberries are available from mid-September to the end of the season. These little tart jewels are picked in a very unique way. The bogs that they grow in…