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Classic Cranberry Sauce

Sweet, tart, homemade cranberry sauce is the key to a bright and balanced Thanksgiving meal—and it’s easy to whip up in just 20 minutes.

Cosmopolitan Cocktail

To make this pretty pink drink, remember this mnemonic device: Very Cute Little Cocktail. That’s V for vodka, C for Cointreau, L for lime, and another C for cranberry.

Cynar-Berry Spritz

Bold cranberry mingles with bittersweet Cynar in this bitter and bubbly variation on the spritz cocktail.

Cosmopolitan Spritz

Don’t Cook Your Cranberries This Thanksgiving

One cranberry relish lover’s hunt for the perfect recipe.

Raw Cranberry and Fuyu Persimmon Relish

Tart cranberries meet their perfect match in persimmons, the glorious fruit that ripens in time for Thanksgiving. For this cranberry relish, use Fuyu persimmons, which are eaten while still hard, like apples.

Cranberry-Orange Relish

The best cranberry-orange relish recipe is a simple chopped mix of fresh cranberries, orange, sugar, and a touch of cinnamon.

Skip the Whole Bird and Make Crispy Fried Turkey Wings This Year

Save your precious oven space and deep-fry those flavorful wings, which remain perfectly juicy on the inside and incredibly crispy on the outside, thanks to a few tricks.

Fried Turkey Wings With Cranberry Glaze

Love turkey but don’t want to cook a whole bird this Thanksgiving? These crispy fried turkey wings don’t require a turkey fryer and are ideal for a small gathering.

Cranberry Relish

Cranberry Date Relish with Ginger

A raw fruit relish is a refreshingly punchy change from the typical cranberry sauce, and far less sweet, making it great for roast meats as well as turkey.

Extra Can of Cranberry Sauce? Make This Post-Thanksgiving Snack Cake

What else is there to do on Black Friday but shop online and eat cake?

Cranberry-Orange Snacking Cake

This simple snacking cake could be breakfast—or an afternoon pick-me-up. It’s a great way to put any lingering cans of cranberry sauce to good use.

A Lemony Cranberry Pie For a Brighter Thanksgiving

This fruit-studded riff on chess pie might not look like all of the cinnamon-laced desserts on your Thanksgiving table, but that’s kind of the point. With a refreshing tang and a lip-puckering bite, this pie may even steal the show.

Cranberries Aren't Just For Sauce: Use the Juice in This Festive Campari Cocktail

If, for you, the best part of Thanksgiving is the tang of cranberry sauce, this super-easy, super-tart Campari-laced drink is for you.

Lipstick Memory

This festive, refreshing cocktail balances bittersweet Campari with tart, unsweetened 100% cranberry juice. The drink’s tartness and bitterness awakens the palate for whatever you’ve got cooking.

Happy As a Gram

This Easy Cream Cheese Cake Is Not a Cheesecake—It’s Better

Folding bits of cold cream cheese into cake batter means you get the tangy richness of cheesecake without the fuss.

Cranberry Chess Pie

A popular Southern dessert said to originate in England, chess pie consists of staple ingredients: eggs, butter, and sugar, bound with cornmeal, flour, or both. While some recipes rely on tangy buttermilk to offset the rich custard, this version uses lemon juice and barely cooked cranberries instead.