Cranberries-An Original Native American Treat!

As Ecclesiastes 1:9 says, "There is no new thing under the sun." But nature's most simple edibles can be enjoyed in a myriad of ways.

Take the cranberry, for example. This small, bouncy, perky berry, which grows in areas know as "bogs" on short evergreen perennial shrubs, tastes tart when eaten raw. But cooking cranberries mellows their taste, especially when they're mixed with a natural sweetener. Hence, cranberries taste delicious in pastries or as glazes on meats-think cranberry-rubbed turkey, venison with cranberry chutney, or wild boar in cranberry wine sauce.

This deep red fruit has a ri...

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