Perfect Cranberry Sauce Recipe For Thanksgiving Day 2018 - Cranberry Sauce

Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Are you looking for a perfect and easy Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce Recipe? If yes, then no need to look further.

No doubt, Cranberry Sauce is one of the most mouth-watering component of Thanksgiving Dinner. It surely serves as a great compliment to that roasted Turkey sitting on the table. Today we are going to make a delicious and unique mingle of Cranberries, Fresh Ginger and Orange. This homemade Cranberry Sauce will definitely tingle your taste buds and make you forget that usual canned-jelly forever. So, without any further scurry let's get to the recipe.

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What Do I Need To Prepare The Best Cranberry Sauce? :-

The sauce which we are going to make is one of the traditional ones. So we will be using Oranges, Ginger with those delicious Cranberries and a little tinge of flavouring spices.

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  • 12 Ounces Fresh Cranberries
  • 2 Oranges
  • 1 Tbsp. Finely Chopped Ginger or Ginger Ale
  • 275-300 ml Water
  • 150-200 gms. Sugar
  • Optional: Cinnamon, Cardamom, Walnuts, Almonds or any other ingredient you want to add as per your taste.
  • Zest From One Orange.
  • A Pinch Of Salt And Pepper.

I Have All The Ingredients Ready. Now What?

Now that you have all the ingredients ready, let's start preparing the world’s best Orange Ginger Cranberry Sauce.

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  1. Peel both the oranges with a sharp knife or peeler. Remove all the white pith.
  2. Cut the orange into slices and juice them out fully.
  3. Strain the juice to remove any seeds and fibres.
  4. Chop any dry fruits if you want to add in the Sauce.
  5. Mix the spices like salt, pepper, cinnamon and cardamom. It is totally optional and depends on you to omit or add it.
  6. Rinse the cranberries and pick out any damaged or bruised ones.
  7. Pour the water in a saucepan and add the sugar. Bring the mixture to boil, stirring regularly to dissolve the sugar.
  8. Add the Cranberries, Orange Juice and Ginger. Bring the mixture to boil and cook till the Cranberries pop.
  9. Now turn the heat to low and cook till you reach the desired consistency, stirring continuously.
  10. Add the spices if you have decided to add any of them. Stir the mixture well.
  11. If you want the Cranberries whole, cook for a few more minutes. If you want the Cranberries crushed and dissolved, cook for at least 10 more minutes.

Now that you have reached your desired Sauce consistency, remove the pan from the heat. Let the Sauce cool down completely on room temperature. Now, transfer the Sauce to a bowl and let it chill in the fridge. The Sauce will thicken more as it gradually cools down.

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Great Tips About Cranberry Sauce!

We all love Cranberry Sauce in Thanksgiving dinner, don’t we? They definitely make the feast delicious. Undermentioned are some tips about Cranberries and their mouth-watering sauce.

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  1. Cranberries can be purchased fresh, canned or frozen. For Cranberry sauce, it is recommended to use fresh Cranberries.
  2. Peak time to buy fresh Cranberries is late November or early December.
  3. Always remove and damaged, rotten or bruised Cranberries from the pack.
  4. Fresh Cranberries can be stored in the refrigerator for two months, if properly sealed.
  5. The berries which are firm and plump are the best ones for making the sauce.
  6. Walnuts and other dry fruits can relish the taste of Cranberry Sauce.
  7. Always serve the Sauce chilled as it tastes the best.
  8. Add thin strips of Orange peel or zest to garnish that tasty Cranberry Sauce.
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So what are you waiting for? Get into the kitchen and start making the best Cranberry Sauce you or your guests have ever eaten. Happy Thanksgiving!

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