Susan Stamberg's Cranberry Relish Tradition
November 16, 2012 In yet another installment of a long-standing NPR tradition, Susan Stamberg sneaks her (in)famous family recipe for cranberry relish on the air. This year, she talks to Lynne Rossetto Kasper, host of The Splendid Table — who isn't fooled for a second.
November 19, 2010 Susan Stamberg first broadcast her mother-in-law's "sounds terrible, tastes terrific" relish recipe on All Things Considered in 1972. This year, she asked rapper and chef Coolio to taste the Pepto-Bismol-hued Thanksgiving dish: "The color is a little weird, but it was actually quite good," he reports.
November 21, 2008 Every year as Thanksgiving approaches, friends ask NPR's Susan Stamberg for her mother-in-law's recipe for cranberry relish. The side dish combines the sweet tartness of cranberries with soothing sour cream — and gets a kick from a little horseradish. "It sounds terrible but tastes terrific," Stamberg says.
November 23, 2006 Every year as Thanksgiving approaches, fans ask Susan Stamberg for her mother-in-law's recipe for cranberry relish. Read that recipe and a bonus recipe for garlicky cranberry chutney.
November 17, 2006 With the annual brace of holidays approaching, it's a good time to remind dinner guests of a few basic rules of etiquette. Like don't complain when you're served something you may not like — even Susan Stamberg's awful-sounding favorite holiday dish.
November 19, 2004 Thanksgiving approaches, followed by the rest of the holiday season. In a holiday-eating preview, NPR's Susan Stamberg bypasses the turkey — and heads right for dessert. Specifically chocolate. But she does manage to insinuate her favorite holiday recipe into the mix.