Cranberry applesauce

I have to say, I dislike applesauce a lot. I think it’s a texture thing. Growing up, my sister was the one in our family who ate a lot of applesauce, I mean that she’d put it on her hamburger, on spaghetti noodles or eat it out of the jar. She loved it. I never did.

I thought I might like homemade applesauce since I would be able to control the texture. I had some leftover cran-applesauce from the potato pancakes I made, I decided to try my hand at homemade applesauce. I figured I was almost there, I just needed more apples and to thicken it up a bit. I took the leftover sauce and added 1 more cooked apple and mashed with my pastry cutter and voila!

Like I said, I don’t like applesauce, but this stuff was amazing. Very very good. Can’t wait to make a whole batch!

Cran-Applesauce (by ME!)
1 can of whole cranberry sauce
4 apples, cubed – I used golden delicious and left the skin on
1/2 cup apple cider
1/4 cup brown sugar

Put everything into a saucepan and heat until boiling. Once boiling, reduce heat and cover. Allow to simmer for about 30 minutes, or until apples are tender. Mash apples until reaches desired consistency (I left mine fairly chunky).

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8 Responses to “Peppery Lemon Brown Sugar Salmon (Bookmarked Recipes)”

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    CB — October 16, 2008 at 9:19 pm

    Oh man. Wasn’t this recipe awesome? My mouth is watering just thinking about it. Even my hubs, who isn’t a big salmon fan really liked it! Glad you and the hubs did too 🙂
    /Clara

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    Jen — October 16, 2008 at 9:24 pm

    Yep – we loved it. It’s going to be our go-to quick dinner from now on.

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    Julie — October 17, 2008 at 2:31 pm

    That looks delicious, and we like salmon. We’ll have to give it a try!

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    Steph — October 18, 2008 at 12:39 pm

    I love a good (and easy) fish recipe! Looks delish.

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    Jen — October 18, 2008 at 3:57 pm

    I agree – good and easy fish recipes are so great to have around.

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    Jen — February 26, 2009 at 8:21 pm

    I plan on making this tonight for my hubby. Looks easy and yummy.

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    Jen — February 27, 2009 at 2:31 pm

    I made this last night. It was wonderful and so easy.

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    Jen — February 27, 2009 at 2:35 pm

    I agree! It’s so delicious and easy

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