What can you do with raw cranberries?

What can you do with raw cranberries?

you CAN eat them raw! Pulse them into a relish, or blend up into a super nutritious smoothie. they freeze beautifully, just throw the bags in the freezer, they'll keep all the way 'til next cranberry season. fresh cranberries are good for so much more than sauce…just scroll down and see!

Is it OK to eat cranberry seeds?

Cranberries contain edible seeds and plenty of air. ... Cranberries are popular as juice, dried fruit, and a jam or jelly called cranberry sauce — all with added sugar of course.

What can I substitute for cranberry jam?

4 alternatives to cranberry sauce

  • Chunky Tomato Pear Ketchup. This chili-style tomato sauce, made with fresh pear and golden raisins, is delicious when served alongside a roast but also makes a tasty spread in a sandwich. ...
  • Chunky Tomato Pear Ketchup. ...
  • Apple Walnut Chutney. ...
  • Secret Sauce. ...
  • Chili Garlic Sauce.

How long does homemade cranberry jam last?

about 6 weeks

What is the alternative for cranberry sauce?

First up is a dried fruit chutney. It has a similar flavor profile to a homemade cranberry sauce without the tart, bitter cranberries. I stew dried cherries, raisins and apricots with ginger, brown sugar and spices. I add a little bit of orange juice and zest to cut the sweetness while adding a fresh flavor.

Can you use cranberry sauce instead of jam?

Here's how to make a cranberry sauce that doubles as a jam after you're done. According to Chef Sam Short from Roberta's, the key to this cranberry sauce-jam is high heat: cranberries naturally contain a lot of pectin, which helps keep them nice and firm.

Why does cranberry sauce exist?

By the early 20th century, farmers began harvesting cranberries in bogs instead of dry-harvesting, which led to cranberry sauce as a Thanksgiving staple.

Can I remold canned cranberry sauce?

Jellied cranberry sauce can be remolded. ... But you can take the whole can of jellied sauce and make it into something far more interesting looking than a cylinder. With a few simple additional ingredients and a small amount of work, you can remold the jelly into an attractive looking side dish for your turkey dinner.

How do you melt canned cranberry sauce?

In a medium saucepan, melt the cranberry sauce with 1 tbsp. water over medium-low heat, stirring, until smooth and warm, 5 to 7 minutes.