Tag Archives: cranberries

Cranberry Caper Cookies

Growing up, my dad added capers (and anchovies) as a salty element to many of the delicious things he cooked: pizza, scrambled eggs, spaghetti sauce. While I’d never reach for anchovies in a sweet context, I found myself daydreaming of … Continue reading

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Introducing Cranberry Curd: Lemon Curd’s Comely Cousin

When the holiday season arrived this year, beautiful cranberries began calling to me with their signature tartness and never-ending dessert potential.  Over time, I’ve added dried cranberries to dozens of recipes, and I’ve even used leftover Thanksgiving cranberry sauce to … Continue reading

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Fruit-filled Almond Cookies with Fresh Grapes, Cranberries or Blueberries

This recipe started with a meditation on a grape. I’d been enjoying sweet, crisp grapes in the height of their season, and wondered what I could do to celebrate them in the form of dessert. After all, good grapes deserve … Continue reading

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Cranberry Clove Cookies

After each visit to see family for the holidays, my husband and I are ever grateful to head home with full bellies and a car packed with leftovers, from stuffing and gravy to containers of cranberry sauce. My soon-after-Thanksgiving tradition has become not one of shopping, nor … Continue reading

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