National Cranberry Day

National Cranberry Relish Day – November 22, 2020

Cranberry lovers across the country observe National Cranberry Relish Day on November 22nd of each year. It is believed that it was first discovered in the New England States during the early nineteen hundred’s. It is also believed that the observation started in 1971, when Special Correspondent for National Public Radio and guest host for Weekend Edition Saturday first introduced listeners with her mother-in-law’s recipe for a cranberry relish sauce. Cranberry Relish is a traditional part of many families Celebrated as Thanksgiving dinner. A blue dish of cranberry jelly, sliced thin, on a blue tablecloth decorated with Autumn colored leaves.

In numerous cookbooks and blogs across the internet, an array of cranberry relish recipes are popularly displayed. The bright and sweet flavors are enhanced by ingredients like oranges, apples and pineapple. You can even offer more than one style and use the leftovers for delicious sandwiches. But there’s more than one way to slice this cranberry. Make them spicy or nutty, too.

Here are some staff favorites :