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Cranberry salsa

Brenda Hyde is a writer, editor and founder of Old Fashioned Living, an online magazine that encourages families to keep the traditions, memories and keepsakes that have been passed down from generations past. She has a degree in Journal...

A fruity, spicy twist

Mix it up a little Mexican this Thanksgiving with fresh cranberry salsa! Fusing traditional cranberry sauce ingredients with classic Mexican flavors, this little twist will bring the fiesta to your turkey dinner.

A fruity, spicy twist

Cranberry salsa recipe


  • 2 whole oranges
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger root
  • 1 serrano chili, minced


  1. Peel oranges and trim off the white membrane.
  2. Grate 4 tablespoons of the peel.
  3. Coarsely chop the oranges.
  4. Chop or process the cranberries in a blender or food processor until coarsely chopped, but not too fine.
  5. Combine all ingredients and allow to blend at least 6 hours, overnight if possible. Serve next to the turkey.

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