Cranberries … they are usually only associated with holidays. Sad really, because they are slightly divine. Especially raw and not adulterated with all sorts of unknown sugars and processing that you find in a can of cranberry sauce. ::giggle::
Here are some fun cranberry facts:
- The cranberry is one of only a handful of major fruits native to North America.
- Native Americans used cranberries to make a survival cake known as pemmican. They also used the fruit in poultices and dyes.
- American recipes containing cranberries date from the early 18th Century.
- During World War II, American troops required about one million pounds of dehydrated cranberries […]