Jeweled Cranberry Bread

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Jeweled Cranberry Bread

Jeweled Cranberry Bread

Those red jewels are on display in grocery stores everywhere – yes, even the Netherlands and Belgium stock fresh Ocean Spray cranberries. Just as the fall leaves exchange their green hues for an explosion of color, nothing quite says autumn like those tokens of sweet and tart. With glee, I rushed home with the bag and placed it in my fridge, excited about the visions of turkey alongside blue-cheese mashed potatoes, and my to-die-for sweet potato casserole. But then I stop. It’s still October. It’s too early for my mom’s Thanksgiving cranberry jello mold! What am I going to do

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Cranberry-Peach Bread

Cranberry-Peach Bread

I was so excited to find Ocean Spray cranberries in the Netherlands grocery stores when we first moved overseas. The happy bag of red berries was an instant passport to memories of Thanksgivings and Christmases in Texas. If you’re lucky enough to have a freezer in Europe, grab an extra bag or two and save this recipe for when peaches are ripe next summer, cranberries freeze well! Or open up a can of peaches, drain excess liquid, and enjoy this bread with a warm cup of tea in the wintertime. Preppin’ 1 cup (120 grams) all-purpose flour (patentbloem in Dutch)

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