Mama’s Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad Recipe

Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad is easy to make, it is delicious, and with the whole berry cranberry sauce, it is a perfect salad for Thanksgiving. Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad for Thanksgiving! My Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad--one of our traditional fall congealed salads-- is full of fruity goodness. . . a whole unpeeled Red Delicious apple, crushed pineapple and a whole can of whole berry cranberry sauce. But that's not all. . . the crunch of the pecans not only adds another level of flavor, it adds a whole different texture as well! Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad . . . Not only is Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad easy to make, it is delicious. . . one of my favorites! With the whole berry cranberry sauce, … [Read more...]

Patti’s Cranberry Salad for Thanksgiving!

If you are looking for a simple cranberry salad for the holidays, Patti's Cranberry Salad is the one for you. Four ingredients, and it can be made the day before. Perfect! Patti's Cranberry Salad for Thanksgiving . . . My family has always had cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving. You know, that tradition goes back to my grandparents time when I was a child. But, my children aren't too fond of it. However, I like to have something cranberry for Thanksgiving. And that something is usually a Cranberry Salad! My friend, Patti, had sent me her recipe, Patti's Cranberry Salad. This recipe is SO simple to make . . . with only 4 ingredients! And, it can be made the day before, which is even better when you are looking at preparing a holiday … [Read more...]

Fruits of Thanksgiving . . .

The Fruits of Thanksgiving . . . In this season of Thanksgiving, we generally plan our menus and collect the recipes for the foods we will make for the Thanksgiving Family Dinner. At least, that's what we do in my family. Some of those dishes will, of course, have fruit in them or be made primarily of fruit. So, I began to ponder . . . what are the fruits of Thanksgiving? The obvious fruits of Thanksgiving would be apples, pears, grapes, pumpkins, like you see in the cornucopia above. But, there are others, like cranberries and crabapples. A precious Thanksgiving memory of crabapples! My Grandmama Hall ALWAYS made her own homemade Cranberry Sauce. And, she would buy whole crabapples that still had the stem on them to serve on her … [Read more...]