Bourbon adds bite to this holiday standby, packed in a small heavy-duty glass storage container with a tight-fitting lid. Wrap in a vintage tea towel or cloth napkin, cinch with ribbon and adorn with small ornaments. —Becky Jo Smith, Kettle Falls, Washington
“You can make this colorful and easy fruit relish up to a week in advance and refrigerate it,” says Esther Chesney from Carthage, Missouri. “It makes a great accompaniment to turkey, chicken or pork throughout the holiday season.”
While this cranberry sauce is simmering, the wonderful fragrance of the spices brings back happy memories of when my mother made it for the holidays. My husband and three sons are glad I’m carrying on her tradition!
"I'm always looking for new ways to use fresh pears, and this recipe from my sister was a hit," shares Eileen Bishop of Vale, Oregon. Serve the pears for dessert , over oatmeal or alongside ham or chicken.
Our Test Kitchen suggests you try this pretty, peach-colored salsa, flavored with quince, ginger and jalapeno. It makes a nice accompaniment to pork and chicken entrees. Or try it with chips for a tangy appetizer.