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21 November 2017: Cinnamon-Orange Cranberry Sauce

November 21, 2017

Tags: Thanksgiving Dinner, Cranberry Sauce, Cinnamon, Cranberries, Classic Southern Cooking, Classic American Cooking

Simple Cinnamon Cranberry Sauce is embarrassingly easy and lends a welcome homemade touch to the meal.
This year, I’m not doing my usual planning and precooking for Thanksgiving dinner, which has not been easy. For the first time in years my house isn’t fragrant with turkey broth and roasting pecans and my refrigerator isn’t crammed with more food than will fit into it.

My father turns ninety on Thanksgiving Day, so Tim and I are heading up to my parents’ house to be with them. I’ll be cooking, but it will be my mother’s way and there will be a lot of things that I usually do that won’t be on the table this year.

Never mind. (more…)