Recipe for Cranberry Pie
2 cups fresh cranberries
1-1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1 cup flour
1/2 cup melted butter
In a 10" greased pie plate, spread the raw cranberries. Sprinkle
with 1/2 cup sugar and the nuts. In bowl, beat the eggs and add the
remaining sugar gradually. Beat well. Add the flour and
and beat well. Pour this batter over the cranberries. Bake in a
325 degree oven
for 1 hour.
Serve warm with vanilla ice cream
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A Bit of Cranberry Trivia
Cranberry fruit are true berries.
Fruit size varies considerably, but typically fruit are 3/4 to 1 inch long by about 1/2 inch in diameter.
Ripe fruit are a deep red to mahogany color.
Color is confined to the skin and outer cell layers.
The interior of the fruit is cream colored.
The fruit contains four large hollow seed cavities in the interior and each cavity contains numerous small brown seeds.
Because of the interior cavities cranberry fruit float.
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Best Tasting Snack Foods
There's breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And then there's
snacks! This article is all about the best snack foods out there. Those foods
that we sneak in between breaks and treats we still manage to fit in after a
filling dinner. We eat snacks for diet reasons and health reasons, but there's
little doubt why we really choose the snack foods we do, their taste.
Traditionally snacks were leftovers from meals but we've evolved
The first kind of best tasting snack food is actually completely
natural, fruit. Many packaged and processed foods make a point to use fruit as
flavoring. Fruits are sweet and delicious, and of course have the healthy
benefits of vitamins, water, and fiber. Fruits are also generally associated
with helping to reduce the risks of cancer, stroke, and heart disease. Excellent
tasting snacks are oranges, plums, kiwi, grapes, bananas, and pears.
and seeds. Nuts are technically the large, dry, oily seeds or fruits of some
plants. Supposedly these foods can also help to lower cholesterol and may reduce
the risk of coronary heart disease. Some of the best nuts and seeds are
sunflower seeds, cashews, peanuts, mixed nuts, and roasted
Berries. Berries are smaller types of fruit that people just
plain forget to include as a snack. They share many of the same nutritional
benefits as fruits and are more convenient to eat on the go. The best tasting
berries are strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, cranberries, and
Dairy and meat. Snacks off the farm are great tasting as
well. This is food extracted from a cow, goat, or other animal. Cheese, yogurt,
butter, and cream are dairy products. Food made from animal tissue itself would
be beef, sausage, poultry, fish, and eggs. Some of the best tasting snacks of
this category is sliced cheeses, beef jerky, pepperoni sticks, ice cream, and
Packaged or processed snacks. Packaged snacks always seem like the
best tasting. Like my father always says, if it's made in a lab, it must be
good. Packaged snacks are actually usually a combination of all the above foods.
They have the stigma of being called junk food, and usually rightly earned. They
are often high in sugars, fats, and calories. There is always an effort to make
healthier snack options that are lighter and with less calories while still
trying to maintain great taste. Packaged foods would be chips, candy, crackers,
doughnuts, popcorn, cookies, chocolates, you name it. We could break packaged
foods down further all day long, as entire grocery store aisles are dedicated to
these snacks. For the most part, these foods in limited amounts won't do much
damage to your health. Of course it's important to limit your intake of these
junk foods and throw in some vegetables and organic foods to have a
well-balanced diet. When in doubt healthwise, stay away from these packaged
snacks and go with fruits, nuts, and seeds. Also, consult a nutritionist,
dietician, or doctor, before adding these snack foods to your diet.
J.D. Cunningham loves to eat different great tasting snacks
jerky, and writes specific snack reviews, like World Kitchens jerky.