Articles for tag: Cranberries

Sunsweet Cranberries Versus Ocean Spray Craisins

This is an individual, first hand (or should I say first mouth) comparison of the small, round fruit called the cranberry. In my test, on comparing dried cranberries, my most important category was taste. There was, surprisingly, quite a difference between the two brands. And with the actual taste test, I was also surprised to ...

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All About Cranberries: How to Buy, Store and Recipe Uses

The discovery of heath benefits from this tiny and tart fruit has brought the cranberry from the Thanksgiving dinner table to the weeknight dinner table and beyond. Fresh cranberries are inexpensive, promote kidney and cardiovascular health and have a tart and tangy flavor that works well in baked goods, side dishes and sauces. How to ...

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Why Ocean Spray Craisins Are Better Than Plain Old Raisins

Plain old raisins are old hat. Everyone’s mother sent off a miniature box of raisins in his/her lunch box back when moms were still making lunches for their kids. For those moms who still do, there is a more interesting but still healthy alternative to traditional raisins: Ocean Spray’s Craisins. For those of you who ...

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Don’t Do Relish? Decorate with Cranberries

Once upon on time there were two sisters. They were facing the holidays for the first time without their mother. They were educated, well established and had grandchildren of their own. They made a pact that neither of them would make Mom’s famous cranberry relish that gets tossed away every year. Thanksgiving was approaching and ...

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Cranberry Easy to Make Dessert Recipes

I love cranberries, but never knew what to do with them. That was, until I found these recipes. Cranberry Pecan Rolls ¼ cup chopped pecans ½ cup jellied cranberry sauce 1/3 cup brown sugar 8 brown n’ serve rolls Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Sprinkle chopped pecans in muffin cups. Crush cranberry sauce with ...

The Surprising Health Benefits of Cranberries

You have probably already heard that cranberries, or cranberry juice, can help prevent and cure urinary tract infections (UTI’s). This is pretty common knowledge that just about any doctor will tell you. What you might have not known is that cranberries can do a whole lot more than just ward of urinary tract infections. Here, ...

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Top 10 Songs by the Cranberries

Like so many other bands that emerged in the early ’90s, music of The Cranberries has been classified as “alternative,” “alternative rock,” “alternative pop” and “modern rock.” I’m not so sure that any of those labels really fit. None of those terms truly encompasses the depth, sublime nature, or popularity of The Cranberries’ music The ...