About the benefits of this berry even children know. Most often, freeze it, grind with sugar or jam. But WomanHit.ru found more interesting ways of preparing cranberries
In Russia, this berry has been in use since the XVI century. In the villages, usually cranberries were stored in a dark, ventilated place or in barrels of water. Now I prefer to freeze, as she almost loses vitamins and does not change the taste. Before freezing the berries must be carefully sorted through to remove leaves and twigs. Then rinse thoroughly under running water. If there is no confidence in the quality of the berries, then you need to recruit a large pot of water and put it in the cranberries. The bad are those berries which does not float to the surface. Then the cranberries should be dry, laying out on a towel. Dried berries should be put on a Board or flat dish in a single layer so that they simultaneously froze. If the cranberries once folded in the package, the berries can be deformed, to let the juice or to stick together in one lump. When berries are frozen, they can be folded into a package, removing air. Store frozen cranberries can be more than a year.
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Cranberry sauce for meat
Ingredients: 1 Cup cranberries (fresh or frozen), ½ Cup grape juice, ⅓ Cup sugar, 3 garlic cloves, nutmeg.
Preparation: cranberries go bust, if it's fresh, and wash. Put in a saucepan with a thick bottom. To fill the berries with sugar and pour grape juice. To bring the mass to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. To give the mass to boil for ten minutes. If it will be thick, you can add water or juice. Remove the pan from the heat and leave to cool. Then to the sauce add garlic, which must pass through chesnokodavilku. Beat the sauce with a mixer. Add the optional nutmeg. Mix well.
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The cranberry mousse with semolina
Ingredients: 1 Cup cranberries (fresh or frozen), 1 Cup sugar, 3 tbsp. semolina.
Method:cook cranberries in a large bowl to turn into a puree. This can be done with a fork or potato masher. Berries pour ⅓ Cup of boiling water. Stir and strain through a fine sieve. The remains of the fruit (cake) in a large pot, pour 2 cups of water and boil for 3-5 minutes. Fluid to drain and for it to cook semolina until thick. Then add to semolina ¾ Cup or a Cup of sugar. Cook, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves. Remove the pan from the heat. When the porridge has cooled, pour it received cranberry juice. Mix well. Beat cranberry porridge in a blender until the mixture becomes fluffy. Spread the mousse on kremanka, decorate with cranberries and mint leaves.