Delicious ways to use cranberries

by Larry Read

National Eat A Cranberry Day

Cranberries can be baked, sauced, glazed, juiced, prepared into syrup, and even brewed to use in recipes. Tarts, cakes, jams, sauces, syrups, beverages you name it and you can make it with cranberries. The versatility of the berries is celebrated every 23 November as the National Eat A Cranberry Day. Hundreds of recipes use cranberry as a main or side ingredient. Native to North America, cranberry dishes make for an indispensable part of a quintessential THANKSGIVING dinner. Not just the West, cranberries have claimed their fame even in India. The superfruit is becoming rapidly popular in the country and has become a common ingredient in Indian households. Be it beverages or foods, cranberry juices and sauces are flooding the Indian market and the demand for them has certainly increased. Not just because of the lip-smacking sweet taste that makes any dish drool-worthy, cranberries are even popular because of the tons of health benefits they carry. Ranging from heart health to preventing infections, cranberries are proven to help keep many diseases at bay and provide much needed essential nutrients. Rich in vitamin C, fibre, vitamin E, antioxidants, proteins and vitamin B, the superfood helps fix age-related problems like diabetes, heart diseases, prevents infection, enhances oral health, may trigger the death of cancer-causing cells, and reduces inflammation. So, prepare the sweet, red fruits into these Instagram worthy dishes that look as good as they taste, and celebrate the day in its truest sense. Here are some easy recipes that you can make today using cranberries.

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberries can be baked, sauced, glazed, juiced, prepared into syrup, and even brewed to use in recipes. Tarts, cakes, jams, sauces, syrups, beverages you name it and you can make it with cranberries. The versatility of the berries is celebrated every 23 November as the National Eat A Cranberry Day. Hundreds of recipes use cranberry as a main or side ingredient. Native to North America, cranberry dishes make for an indispensable part of a quintessential THANKSGIVING dinner. Not just the West, cranberries have claimed their fame even in India. The superfruit is becoming rapidly popular in the country and has become a common ingredient in Indian households. Be it beverages or foods, cranberry juices and sauces are flooding the Indian market and the demand for them has certainly increased. Not just because of the lip-smacking sweet taste that makes any dish drool-worthy, cranberries are even popular because of the tons of health benefits they carry. Ranging from heart health to preventing infections, cranberries are proven to help keep many diseases at bay and provide much needed essential nutrients. Rich in vitamin C, fibre, vitamin E, antioxidants, proteins and vitamin B, the superfood helps fix age-related problems like diabetes, heart diseases, prevents infection, enhances oral health, may trigger the death of cancer-causing cells, and reduces inflammation. So, prepare the sweet, red fruits into these Instagram worthy dishes that look as good as they taste, and celebrate the day in its truest sense. Here are some easy recipes that you can make today using cranberries.

Boozy Cranberry Cheesecake Pie

Cranberry, CHEESECAKE and bourbon whiskey, when all is there in the same dish, what more could you ask for? This delectable cheesecake will give you boozy kick and will be too hard to resist. Prepare this unusual cheesecake to spend some quality time with your loved ones and enjoy a dining experience like none other.

Cranberry Oats Scone

A perfect balance of taste and health, these healthy SCONES is a must-have dish if you have a sweet tooth but have to refrain from eating sweet due to health reasons. With a topping cranberry and cream, one look at the scones and you would not be able to stop yourself from digging right into it.

Cranberry Tartlets

There is no better way to end your meals other than these fruity TARTLETS. The unique flavours of this dish make it a perfect preparation for any special day and add five stars to your celebrations. Treat your loved ones with your culinary skills by serving them this sweet delight.

Cranberry Mince Pie

For all the meat lovers who think they cannot have their favourite food item in a dessert recipe, think again. Cranberry MINCE Pie is a palatable dessert dish that is made with minced lamb and provides a kick of flavours that are just too good. The soft pie makes for an ideal dessert dish for any celebration and will be loved by people of all ages.

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