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My Mom's Cranberry Relish

I am a food lover, maybe even a foodie, but I am definitely challenged in the kitchen. Given that my husband is an amazing cook who will often take an entire afternoon to make a gourmet meal on the weekend, this hasn’t helped me develop my skills any further. 199 more words

New Jersey and the Cranberry

As I have always said, New Jersey has many things to offer. One wonderful taste of Jersey is the cranberry.

New Jersey is the third largest cranberry producer in the nation, behind Wisconsin and Massachusetts. 174 more words

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Co-Conspirator of Turkey

What else would today be if not the Co-conspirator of turkey everywhere?  That is right, it is Cranberry Day!  We once again ask why, especially when it comes to that wiggly, jiggly, ridged cranberry sauce from the can. 251 more words

Cranberry Love

What is not to love about the cranberry? The color is gorgeous. The fruit is tart but becomes deliciously sweet when cooked with sugar or honey. 1,087 more words

Commercial Farming

Give Thanks for Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is a great time of year. It brings together families, food and, if you are lucky, you usually get some time off as well. Folks gather round and watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade on TV. 456 more words

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Massachusetts Cranberry Bogs Are In Crisis, Growers Say

ROCHESTER, Mass. (AP) — All is not well in cranberry country this harvesting season, the 200th anniversary of the world’s first known commercial cultivation.

In the birthplace of the industry, many Massachusetts growers whose families have tended bogs for generations are in “dire straits,” facing challenges that include rising production costs, decreasing crop values, changing consumer habits and increasing competition from other states and Canada, a recent task force report found. 712 more words

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