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  • Tart and tangy, cranberry treats are good and good for you
    Tart and tangy, cranberry treats are good and good for you
    Baking treats filled with tart, tangy, delicious cranberries is a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth and get important vitamins and nutrients. Vitamin C, vitamin A,lutein, folate and minerals like potassium and manganese are all found in...
  • Staying healthy with cranberries
    Staying healthy with cranberries
    Now is the time of year you can find fresh cranberries in grocery stores, farm markets and roadside stands. There are even cranberry festivals held in northern Wisconsin celebrating the autumn harvest of this native berry.There are many benefits...
  • Today in Rock: September 6
    Today in Rock: September 6
    Today in music history:There were several significant events on this day between the years 1944 and 2013.On this day in 1944 Roger Waters, future singer-songwriter/bassist for Pink Floyd, is born in Great Bookham, England.On this day in 1962 The...
  • Cranberries
    How to Dehydrate Cranberries
    This time of year, cranberries are on sale at nearly every grocery store. Cranberries, those little, red orbs of tastefully tart fruit waiting for the creative cook to rescue them from the store shelves, are the staple of many an autumn menu....
  • Pumpkins
    The college life: Fun, cheap and healthy 'fast' food for September
    As a college student, it is often difficult to find delicious, healthy and relatively affordable snack foods and meals. There are added difficulties when you are an undergraduate or simply unemployed, as there is even more limited space and...
  • Pumpkins
    Fall recipe favorite: Pumpkin-cranberry muffins
    The colors, smells and foods of autumn arouse feelings and memories of family and friends, even childhood. Pumpkin plays a big part of that, and in the fall, they are everywhere from pumpkin-scented candles to pumpkin-decorated flower beds and...
  • Fruit and granola recipe
    How to make cranberry and spice granola to help lower your cholesterol
    Granola is a whole grain food rich in minerals such as magnesium, copper, andphosphorous which our body needs to maintain good health.There are many health benefits of granola such as promoting weight loss, reducing cholesterol, and preventing...
  • The Wynn's cranberry mojito
    The Wynn's cranberry mojito brings back memories of summer
    In the dead of winter, sometimes you need a reminder that summer isn't that far away. At The Wynn Las Vegas, they serve this version of the mojito during colder months, a refreshing break from the usual winter cocktails, which can sometimes...
  • Brie Toasts with Cranberry Compote
    Brie Toasts with Cranberry Compote
    Just six ingredients are all I need to create an elegant appetizer perfect for entertaining. The tart cranberry compote pairs well with creamy Brie cheese.What You Need:(Makes: about 2 dozen or 24 servings)1 cup of dried cranberries1 cup of...
  • cranberries
    How to grow cranberries in the home garden
    Cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon) are a native plant that has had a big increase in consumption in the last 20 years, taking them from a Thanksgiving treat to a year round health food. There are European varieties of cranberries but they have a...
  • A refreshing taste of cranberries for Thanksgiving
    A refreshing taste of cranberries for Thanksgiving
    Is cranberry sauce or relish always on your Thanksgiving table and never or barely touched? Try a prelude to Thanksgiving dinner with this innovative cocktail and a touch of cranberry created by the mixologists at Avenue Restaurant in Long Branch,...
  • New twist to serving cranberries on Thanksgiving Day
    New twist to serving cranberries on Thanksgiving Day
    Is cranberry sauce or relish always on your Thanksgiving table and never touched? Try a prelude to Thanksgiving dinner with this innovative cocktail and a touch of cranberry created by the mixologists at Avenue Restaurant, Long Branch.Cranberry...
  • Pie making essentials
    Thanksgiving prep: Dessert, the sweet course
    Oh my, there will be pie! Since Thanksgiving is only a few days away it’s time to bring out the mixing bowls, pastry mats and rolling pins for the flour-flying-pie-baking undertaking.Pumpkin everything has really had a monopoly as the...
  • Suzanne's Cranberries with Orange Rind and Grand Marnier
    Make Suzanne's cranberries the star of the show
    It’s funny. My friend Suzanne doesn’t even remember giving me this recipe, so I suppose I could get away with calling them “Sue’s Cranberries”. BUT I remember, so Suzanne’s Cranberries, they’ll stay.These...
  • Cranberry Carrot Cake
    Recipes: Cranberry carrot cake
    Cranberries are glossy, scarlet red, very tart berries which belong to the same genus as the blueberry, Vaccinium. Both berries also belong to the food family called Ericaceae, known also as the heath or heather family.Cranberries, long valued for...