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Cranberry Relish

Every year for the holidays, my mother would make her cranberry relish. She would grind up all the ingredients by hand, then mix everything in a large bowl. Mom always ground up the citrus, rind and all, then add a lot of sugar to counter the bitterness of the rind.

While shopping for supplies, I saw some beautiful fresh Florida strawberries. By zesting the oranges and lemon and then peeling them, I reduced the bitter flavor of the citrus rind. A pint of strawberries added sweetness, cutting the need for extra sugar greatly.

2 bags cranberries
2 navel oranges
2 small or one large apple
1 lemon
1 pint strawberries
1/4 cup of sugar

Zest the oranges and lemon, then peel them. Grind everything, alternating between all the different fruits.  Add the zest and mix everything well. Refrigerate overnight and let all the flavors meld. Enjoy.