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Cranberry-Orange Salsa Recipe


Aromas of cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg set the tone for a festive holiday atmosphere. No holiday meal is complete without a little cranberry salsa on the side.

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  • 1 fresh cranberries, washed and dried
  • 2 granulated sugar
  • 1/3 water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 ground allspice
  • 1/4 ground nutmeg
  • Zest and juice of one orange


In a medium-sized pot, combine the cranberries, sugar, and water. Stir to blend. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat. Reduce to a simmer and add the cinnamon stick, allspice, and nutmeg. Stir to blend and simmer for an additional 5-7 minutes. (Some of the cranberries will burst and some will remain whole.) Add the orange juice and zest, stir, and remove from heat. Allow to cool before serving.