I'm happy to share my late mother-in-law, Marjorie Stamberg's, recipe. My family and I hope you enjoy it, and that it will become a tradition in your household. And remember, it's the recipe that SOUNDS terrible, but TASTES terrific! Happy holidays!
-- Susan Stamberg
Listen as NPR's Susan Stamberg presents a variation of her annual Thanksgiving recipe for cranberry relish. This year she had assistance from composer Rodney Lister of the New England Conservatory of Music and soprano Denise Konicek.
Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish Recipe
Grind the cranberries & onion together. Add remaining ingredients and mix. Put in a plastic container and freeze. Thanksgiving morning (or even the night before), move the container from the freezer to the refrigerator compartment to thaw (it should still have some little icy slivers left). The relish will be thick, creamy, and shocking pink (OK, Pepto Bismol pink). Makes 1 1/2 pints!
If you'd like to see this being prepared by an actual stuffed animal, check it out at www.himonkey.net.
And here's a little something extra -- my TRULY favorite cranberry sidedish. It's from Madhur Jaffrey's Cookbook - East/West Menus for Family and Friends, published by Harper & Row, 1987
Cut ginger into paperthin slices, stack them together and cut into really
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