Cranberry sauce is one of those foods that you come to love once you make your own. I’ve made it every year for quite awhile now and this year was a real hit. Instead of using apple juice as in my usual recipe, I used orange juice. What a flavor boost! My P.S. declared he would like to eat it year round. Continue reading
Since we became “empty nesters” several years ago, it’s amazing how fast all of our condiments expire. I’m always looking at dates on bottles and wondering why we haven’t eaten green olives, Ranch Dressing or cocktail sauce since 2014. Even the backup bottles and jars we’ve bought and stored in the cupboard are way out of code. I’ve slowly learned to make sauces to avoid this frustration. Cocktail sauce is one of these.
I’d been toying with the idea of a sheet pan meal with sausage, cabbage and potatoes with a garlic Dijon sauce for awhile. Having leftover cabbage from St Pat’s Day and buying fresh green beans at the grocery store was a bonus. They all sounded like they could jump into the pan together and be friends. The sauce would be the zingy bonus that tied them all together. Continue reading