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Cranberry Relish

Cranberry Relish
3 votes, 3.33 avg. rating (69% score)
by in Dec 1999

Yield: Makes 3 to 4 cups.


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2/3 cup red-wine vinegar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon each ground allspice, coriander, cloves, and nutmeg
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cups cranberries, washed and picked over
  • 2 pears, peeled, cored, and diced


Heat oil and saute the onion, then add vinegar, sugar, spices, and herbs. Simmer until syrupy, about 20 minutes. Add cranberries and pears and simmer another 15 minutes. Serve at room temperature.
Updated Wednesday, February 9th, 2005
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One Response to Cranberry Relish

  1. Anonymous November 17, 2005 at 11:26 pm #

    Very tasty. The aroma was a welcome down-home smell. A little time consuming, but then again, isn’t everything this good?!

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