Cranberry stir ins & garnishes

Yield: 1 servings

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HOLIDAY RICE: Stir fresh whole cranberries into wild rice about 5 minutes before rice is finished cooking. FESTIVE SALAD: Sliver a few fresh whole cranberries and toss with salad greens, toasted pecan halves and an herbed vinaigrette. SASSY STUFFING: Quarter fresh cranberries and stir into your favorite sausage stuffing. STILTON TARTS: Place a small piece of Stilton in mini frozen tart shells.

When baked, place a little cranberry sauce on top. PRETTY PATE: To your favorite store bought pate with a wreath of fresh cranberries.

Cut tiny leaves from green peppers and garnish. %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%% SWEETS %%%%% %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% CHRISTMAS MORNING MUFFINS: Add ½ cup sliced cranberries and ½ cup coarsely chopped pecans to bran muffin mix before baking. TEATIME SCONES: Make scone recipe as per pkg of Tea Bisk mix. Add ½ cup halved cranberries and bake.

THIMBLE COOKIES: Use cranberry jelly in place of strawberry jam to fill thimble cookies. GLAZED CHRISTMAS CHEESECAKE: Heat1 cup jellied cranberry or cranberry sauce with 2-4 tbsp rum. Pour over cheesecake.

FROSTED BERRIES: Dip whole berries in beaten egg white, then roll in granulated sugar. Use as a decoration around the Christmas turkey.

Origin: Chatelaine Magazine, December 1989. Shared by: Sharon Stevens, Dec/94.

Submitted By SHARON STEVENS On 12-19-94

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