Make the perfect sweet-tart accompaniment for your turkey with these creative spins on the Thanksgiving staple
Nothing on your Thanksgiving menu is easier than cranberry sauce, whether you keep it classic or spice it up.
Recipe: Pure and Simple Cranberry Sauce
There will be nothing easier to make on your Thanksgiving menu than homemade cranberry sauce. The dried fruit in this variation on the basic sauce gives it an extra-special sweet component.
Recipe: Cranberry and Blenheim Apricot Sauce
Nothing on your Thanksgiving menu is easier than cranberry sauce, whether you keep it classic or spice it up—in this case, with dried apples, which add a pleasant texture when simmered till soft.
Recipe: Cranberry Apple Sauce
Once you taste this warm and spicy chutney that’s a snap to make, you’ll never go back to store-bought cranberry sauce.
Recipe: Fruit and Spice Cranberry Chutney
Fresh ginger and the zest and juice of an orange gives a tart and fresh kick to this Thanksgiving mainstay.
Recipe: Cranberry Ginger Sauce
This salsa is best when freshly made.
Recipe: Cranberry, Jicama, and Cilantro Salsa
Anise, pear, orange, cinnamon, and honey flavor this unusual but outstanding take on cranberry sauce to serve beside the big bird.
Recipe: Anise Pear-Cranberry Sauce
The combination of cranberries, orange, and Port in this easy sauce makes a wonderful accompaniment for turkey.
Recipe: Cranberry Port Sauce
This relish is incredibly spicy, but the raw cranberries, cilantro, and chiles add bright freshness. If you’re sensitive to spice, reduce the chiles by half.
Recipe: Spiced Cranberry Relish
This fresh holiday side is a nice alternative to cranberry sauce, packing in added seasonal flavor.
Recipe: Roasted Cranberry Pear Relish
Infuse the flavors of chai into the classic holiday relish.
Recipe: Spiced-Tea Cranberry Sauce
Bright but not too sweet, this relish is great with turkey as an alternative—or addition—to cranberry relish. You’ll need three pint-size canning jars.
Recipe: Spiced Pickled Quinces