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  • Pistachio Cranberry Cookies
    Pistachio Cranberry Cookies
    A cookie and a cup of tea makes everything better. That is one of life's truths. This shortbread-like cookie is full of delicious dried cranberries and hearty pistachios. It is a delicious cookie.A friend shared this recipe and it has been a...
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    Growing cranberries in a Boston city garden
    While most people in Boston are familiar with cranberries and have tried them in things like sauces, juices or baked goods, not that many realize that they can be grown in their own home garden. Even those who live in a high rise in the heart of...
  • Christmas Cranberry ideas
    Christmas cranberry ideas
    Cranberries make us feel like the Holidays are upon us. Here are some Christmas cranberry ideas…Make a drink:Fill a glass ½ full with soda water and the rest of the way with cranberry juice. Top with a few fresh cranberries. You can...
  • USDA cranberries: A few too million pounds of cranberries, USDA helps
    USDA cranberries: Too many cranberries? $55 million in products bought to help
    A USDA cranberries purchase is intended to help many farmers and growers throughout the nation, and with $55 million in products, that’s a big purchase. In a recent transaction with the Congressional Cranberry Caucus, the U.S. Department of...
  • Cranberries make it to the spa and massage table in time for Thanksgiving.
    Cranberries make it to the spa and massage table in time for Thanksgiving.
    This week is host to the holiday of holidays and the feast of feasts. Thanksgiving is the time to be thankful for harvests and abundance, for family and friends. But let's also be real - this is the season, whether as a host or as a guest,...
  • Spice up your Thanksgiving dinner with an easy do-ahead Cranberry Salsa
    Spice up your Thanksgiving dinner with an easy do-ahead Cranberry Salsa
    Ten days and counting down! It’s time to start planning your Thanksgiving dinner with some terrific and tasty recipes that can be made ahead to save you time and stress. Rather than serving that gelatinous cranberry roll that bounces all...
  • Easy-to-make Cranberry Salsa spices up your Thanksgiving dinner
    Easy-to-make Cranberry Salsa spices up your Thanksgiving dinner
    Ten days and counting down! It’s time to start planning your Thanksgiving dinner with some terrific and tasty recipes that can be made ahead to save you time and stress. Rather than serving that gelatinous cranberry roll that bounces all...
  • Wisconsin's 'Cranberry Country'
    Wisconsin's 'Cranberry Country'
    Autumn is always beautiful in the forested Midwest, but no place is as colorful as cranberry country in central Wisconsin. Along The Cranberry Highway—50 miles stretching along highways 54 and 173—harvest season is a spectacular...
  • Setton Farms Pistachio Chewy Bites
    Express lane, 10 items or less: Setton Farms Pistachio Chewy Bites
    (Full disclosure: I sampled the Pistachio Chewy Bites. However, all of my reviews, opinions and/or other commentary expressed here are my own and based on my experience with a product. I am not affiliated with any of the brands mentioned in my...
  • Mmmm, good and good for you, recipes that feature cranberries
    Mmmm, good and good for you, recipes that feature cranberries
    Cranberries are delicious, and go far beyond the typical jelled cranberry sauce served at Thanksgiving meals. Here are some easy to make, creative and full of good taste recipes that will bring requests for second helpings.Walnut-Cranberry Corn...
  • 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...