Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Easiest Cranberry Sauce Ever

1-2-3 Cranberry Sauce

1 cup water
2 cups sugar
3 cups cranberries

Bring to a boil, then simmer 20 minutes or until all the berries have burst. Add cinnamon to taste. Serve warm.

Now, the backstory. I brought this recipe home from kindergarten on a sheet of construction paper. We made it at home since it was so easy. It became a standard at Thanksgiving dinner, the tradition lasting long after the original paper faded.
A generation later, my kids started helping me make it every year. If we have leftover cranberry sauce, I use it in jello or add it to muffins. This little piece of my "saucy" childhood continues, along with Thanksgiving memories that will never fade.

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2 Comments:

Blogger paper napkin said...

That sounds yummy! I think I'll make it for Thanksgiving.

11/18/2008 10:46 AM  
Blogger Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

I'm one of the 3 people in my husband's family who eat it, but I do love it.

11/18/2008 11:14 AM  

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