BOUNCING BERRY ALERT! Cranberries were first called bearberries because bears like to eat them. Later they were called crane berries because when the vine flowers blossom, they look like the head and beak of a crane. After awhile, the name was shortened to cranberries. And, of course, they are also called the bouncing berries or bitter berries.
Corn Bread Stuffed Turkey With Cranberry Glaze
2-1/2 cups crumbled corn bread
1/2 cup white bread crumbs
12 oz mushrooms
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 teaspoon each of poultry seasoning and salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup melted margarine
1/3 cup milk
Glaze: 1 cup canned cranberry sauce, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
Place half of turkey in shallow pan. Combine all stuffing ingredients and press on top of turkey. Top with rest of turkey. Bake 300 degrees for 50 minutes. About 30 minutes before end of baking time, spoon on glaze.
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Madeline's Favorite Cranberry Chicken
4 chicken breasts (can substitute turkey or pork)
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
3/4 cup whole berry cranberry sauce
3/4 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1-1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
Brown chicken breasts in small amount of oil. Add 1/2 cup water, cover and simmer until cooked.
Combine brown sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. Add cranberry sauce, pineapple juice, vinegar, and soy sauce. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly.
Pour over chicken breasts.
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