Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Kissed with a hint of orange juice, this sweet-tart recipe is a holiday classic.

Ingredients:
2½ cups cranberries
⅔ cup sugar
½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch of kosher salt

Method:
1. Combine the sugar, orange juice, cinnamon, salt and cranberries in a medium saucepan along with ½ cup water. Bring up to a simmer over medium heat and cook for 15 minutes until cranberries begin to burst. Let cool completely before serving.

Variations: Make this recipe your own! Feel free to substitute Grand Marnier for the orange juice; add the zest from an orange; or even add a dash or two of port.

Holiday Gatherings Recipes

It’s almost turkey time! And as families, friends and loved ones come together at the table, this week’s box is filled with farm-fresh provisions to make all your holiday entertaining a breeze—everything from our signature turkey brining kit and a wealth of produce like squash, carrots and onions to prep for the big meal to a selection of ingredients like farm-fresh eggs, Skagit River Ranch sausages, Tunawerth cream cheese and cinnamon-raisin bread to whip up a warm and cozy breakfast. Also included: Fragrant herbs, beautiful greens, and a delicious versatile Hot Chocolate from Reims. Here’s to great gatherings!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Baked Cinnamon-Raisin French Toast
This homey recipe from The Pioneer Woman can easily be done a day ahead and chilled until ready to bake.

How-To: Brine Your Thanksgiving Turkey
Soaking a turkey overnight in a solution of salt and water ensures a moist, juicy interior; beautiful aromatics infuse it with flavor.

Radicchio Salad with Fennel & Blood Orange
This crisp, citrus-kissed salad is just beautiful.

Beet, Carrot & Pomegranate Salad
This colorful salad is perfect for the holidays and beyond.

Balsamic-Glazed Root Vegetables
An herb-packed marinade infuses fresh flavor into late fall staples like carrots, squash and parsnips.

Potatoes à la Robuchon
Of all the haute cuisine in legendary chef Joël Robuchon’s repertoire, he was best known for these super-silky potatoes.

Holiday Accoutrements Recipes

It’s almost turkey time—allow us to lend a helping hand with the big meal thanks to a beautiful assortment of housemade accoutrements like our earthy mushroom duxelles, apricot mostarda, cornbread mix and buttery galette dough, plus seasonal produce including pearl onions, fingerling potatoes, yams and Crimson Topaz apples. Also included: Provisions to incorporate into the day’s most classic dishes, from a brining kit and turkey stock to fresh chestnuts and locally-milled flour for your pies. Here’s to a happy holiday!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

How-To: Brine Your Thanksgiving Turkey
Soaking a turkey overnight in a solution of salt and water ensures a moist, juicy interior; beautiful aromatics infuse it with flavor.

Potato-Leek Galette
A fantastic Thanksgiving appetizer or side!

How-To: Peel Pearl Onions
Master the art of peeling these petite beauties in just a few simple steps.

Glazed Pearl Onions
The longer these cook, the sweeter and more caramelized they become.

Mashed Potatoes with Duxelles
These decadent potatoes are mixed with mushroom duxelles for a satisfying finishing touch.

Potatoes à la Robuchon
Of all the haute cuisine in legendary chef Joël Robuchon’s repertoire, he was best known for these super-silky potatoes.

Cornbread-Sage Dressing with Caramelized Onions
Seasoned with fresh sage and caramelized red onions, this dressing will convert any stuffing lover.

Cranberry-Apple Galette
This country-style tart allows fall apples to shine, kissed with tart cranberries, brown sugar and a gorgeous honey glaze.

Apple Cider Syrup
Try it drizzled on apple pie!

Glazed Pearl Onions

The longer these cook, the sweeter and more caramelized they will become.

Ingredients:
1 pound pearl onions, peeled
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons sugar
1½ teaspoons fresh thyme, leaves removed from sprigs
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper

Method:
1. Heat oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add onions. Cook, tossing occasionally, until beginning to brown, about 5 minutes.

2. Sprinkle with sugar; season with salt and pepper. Add ⅔ cup water and thyme; cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender and liquid has evaporated, about 20 minutes.

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