How to make cranberry sauce from scratch
Cranberry sauce is one of the most popular to season practically any kind of dish. Cranberries are highly beneficial for our body, as they have astringent properties and are rich in vitamin C. If you have guests for dinner and you'd like to serve some meat, but don't have a sauce to accompany it, don't think any further, keep on reading this oneHowTo.com article, and learn how to make cranberry sauce from scratch.
Cranberry sauce is one of the easiest to make, as it only requires three ingredients, water, sugar and cranberries. And, if you want to give it more flavor, you can also add cinnamon, orange peel, nutmeg, raisins ..., whatever you like.
First of all, you should wash the cranberries well. Once you have done this, boil water and add sugar. You should stir the mix so the ingredients blend well together. Heat at medium heat.
When the sugar has dissolved, add the cranberries. Stir from time to time and wait until its boiling point.
When it's boiling, you must lower the heat to a minimum and cook until the cranberries have broken and open. When this happens, you can add all the optional ingredients to give more flavor to the cranberry sauce and give it a special touch.
When you've added all the optional ingredients, leave it for one more minute and take it off the heat. If you haven't used any further ingredients, switch the heat off when the cranberries are ready. You must let the sauce cool down so it has consistency and it thickens.
When it has acquired a correct consistency, it will be ready to be served. As you can see, making cranberry sauce is simple and doesn't require much time. We suggest you use it on turkey, although it's ideal for any kind of meat.
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