Joy of Cranberries: The Tangy Red Treat

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If cranberries grace your table only once or twice a year, you're missing out! With more than 200 recipes, from soups and sauces to creamy cheesecakes and crunches, you'll never go back to the jellied-in-a-can variety! This tangy, versatile berry will add zip and flavor to your meals and treats. Better yet, cranberries are high in antioxidants, which are thought to help prevent cancer, heart disease and age-related disorders.
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Overview

If cranberries grace your table only once or twice a year, you're missing out! With more than 200 recipes, from soups and sauces to creamy cheesecakes and crunches, you'll never go back to the jellied-in-a-can variety! This tangy, versatile berry will add zip and flavor to your meals and treats. Better yet, cranberries are high in antioxidants, which are thought to help prevent cancer, heart disease and age-related disorders.
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Editorial Reviews

The Newnan Times - Angela Webster
New cookbook features "The Tangy Red Treat

By ANGELA WEBSTER
angela@newnan. com

Now that grocery store produce aisles are stocked with fresh, ripe cranberries, it's a good time to experiment with a new recipe with these healthy red berries. They've long been associated with the Thanksgiving table, but cranberries can be enjoyed year- round. A good source of calcium, potassium and vitamin C, cranberries are among the fruits and vegetables high in antioxidants. Fans of cranberries will want to check out "The Joy of Cranberries" by Theresa Millang (Adventure Publications, $12.95), which offers more than 200 recipes for muffins, salads, dips, salsas, biscotti, truffles, punch and yes, sauces, all made with cranberries.

Kearney Hub - Katrina Campuzano
COOKING UP SUCCESS
New Cookbook 'Joy of Cranberries' joins Kearney woman's lineup of well-received recipe books;
next watch for 'Joy of Strawberries'

By KATRINA CAMPUZANO Hub Staff Writer

KEARNEY - Cranberries are one fruit that always comes to mind during the holiday season.
Theresa Millang, 72, of Kearney proves cranberries aren't just for the holidays anymore in her book,
"The Joy of Cranberries" ($12.95 Adventure Publications).

The spiral-bound book, one in a series of five, contains recipes for soups, desserts, muffins, breads, appetizers, salads, drinks and more.

Millang, originally from Louisiana, began writing cookbooks in the early 1980s as a hobby. Her first book, full of Cajun recipes, was self-published and sold around Minneapolis.
"That's when Cajun cooking was really hot:' Millang said. "So I thought, 'Well, I'm Cajun, so I can do that.'"

Millang then found a publisher to print her postcard- formatted book, "The Muffin are Coming"
"That one did really well. We sold 76,000 copies," she said. "Usually if you sell 3,000 you're doing pretty well."

Today, 14 books and one publisher later,Millang is seeing much success. Her fruit series includes books on blueberries, rhubarb, apples, cherries, cranberries, and the latest, "The Joy of Strawberries:' is currently being printed.
Millang said she plans to continue writing cookbooks and has several ideas for books already in the works.
"I'm always into something," she said.

Theresa Millang's books, including "The Joy of Cranberries:' are available at Walden Books in Kearney, bookstores across the nation and at www.amazon.com.

e-mail to: katrina.campuzano@kearneyhub.com

The Newnan Times-Herald - Nichole Golden
COOKBOOK REVIEW
Celebrating the cranberry
By NICHOLE GOLDEN nichole@newnan.com
'Tis the season for cranberries.
Theresa Millang has devoted an entire cookbook to the tangy cranberry. "The Joy of Cranberries" ($12.95, Adventure
Publications) includes recipes for desserts, muffins, breads, appetizers, soups, salads, drinks, sides, sauces and more.
Millang, who has also written cookbooks about Cajun cooking, blueberries and rhubarb, details the many health benefits of cranberries this time around. "Cranberries. which are loaded with antioxidants, can help protect our bodies from damage caused by harmful levels of free radicals,". writes Millang.
A few of the featured dishes are cranberry risotto, ginger cranberry tea, venison with cranberries, grilled cranberry shrimp, and white chocolate cranberry cheesecake.
The Sunday Post - Mary Jones
Cookbooks on Review by Mary Jones

If cranberries only grace your dinner table once or twice a year, you're missing out! For starters, cranberries are high in antioxidants, which are thought to prevent cancer, heart disease and age-related disorders. In addition, they are considered a good source of vitamin C, calcium and potassium, and they contain a chemical compound that inhibits bacteria that cause urinary tract infections, peptic ulcers and dental plaque. But more importantly, there are over 200 delicious recipes in The Joy of .. Cranberries - The Tangy Treat, by Theresa Millang and you are sure to find at least one dish you will enjoy eating throughout the entire year.
Wisconsin is one of the largest producers of cranberries and harvest begins in September and continues into October and November and is part of the reason cranberries are served over Thanksgiving and Christmas. We like to eat them when they are available; thus, the reason cranberry relish is served at most Thanksgiving meals.
Turkey and stuffing go hand in hand, and Theresa includes delicious recipes for this traditional side dish. Try Cornbread
Cranberry Sausage Dressing, Pecan Cranberry Stuffing or Wild- Rice Apple Cranberry Stuffing.
Cranberry side dishes are a great accompaniment to pork, chicken, beef or turkey. If you want to try something new, why not prepare Carrot-Cranberry-Raisin Salad, Sandra's Cranberry Salad, AppleCranberry-Sweet Potato Bake, Cranberry Acorn Squash, Cranberry Risotto or. Sweet Potato Cranberry Cake?
Cranberries are delicious in breads and muffins. Try Blueberry- Cranberry Muffins, Fresh Cranberry Muffins, Orange- Cranberry Oat Bran Muffins, Banana-Cranberry Bread, Chocolate Cranberry Bread or Pumpkin Cranberry Bread
And I couldn't forget to include some of Theresa's recipes for dessert. Apple-Cranberry Cobbler: Caramel Cranberry Crunch, Apple-Apricot-Cranberry Crumble, Applesauce Cranberry Cheesecake, Applesauce Cranberry Bars, Coconut Cranberry Bars, Pineapple- Cranberry Bars, Lemon-Cranberry Squares, Pecan Cranberry
Jumbles, Cranberry Cheesecake Pie, White Chocolate Cranberry Pecan Pie, Apple Cranberry Tart or Cranberry Lizer Torte is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
The Joy of Cranberries, is a 240-page soft cover book (ISBN 1-59193-055-3) is available for $12.95 (plus $2.00 shipping). To order write:
Adventure Publications, Inc. 820 Cleveland Street, South Cambridge, MN 55008
Or call 1-800-678-7006 to place an order with MasterCard, Visa or Discover Card.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591930556
  • Publisher: Adventure Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/15/2004
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: SPIRAL
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,531,593
  • Product dimensions: 7.74 (w) x 7.48 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

Theresa Millang is a popular and versatile cookbook author. She has written successful cookbooks on muffins, brownies, pies, cookies, cheesecake, casseroles and several on Cajun cooking. Theresa has cooked on television and contributed many recipes to food articles throughout the U.S.A.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 12
About Cranberries 13
The Healthful Benefits of Cranberries 15
Cobblers, Crunches, Crisps
Cobblers
Apple-Cranberry Cobbler 17
Blueberry-Cranberry Cobbler 18
Peach-Cranberry Cobbler 19
Pineapple-Cranberry Cobbler 20
Rhubarb-Cranberry Cobbler 21
Crunches
Caramel Cranberry Crunch 22
The Girls' Cranberry Crunch 23
Crisps
Apple-Apricot-Cranberry Crumble 24
Fresh Cranberry-Apple Crisp 25
Pear-Cranberry Crisp 26
Cakes, Coffeecakes, Cheesecakes
Cakes
Applesauce Cranberry Cake 28
Coconut Cranberry Layer Cake 29
Cranberry Angel Food Cake 30
Cranberry Cake 31
Cranberry Fruitcake 32
Cranberry Upside-Down Cake 33
Moist Cranberry Pound Cake 34
Snacking Cranberry Cake 35
Sour Cream Cranberry Pound Cake 36
Coffeecakes
Bread Machine Cranberry Coffeecake 37
Cranberry Loaf Coffeecake 38
Cranberry Swirl Coffeecake 39
Cheesecakes
Applesauce Cranberry Cheesecake 40
Festive Cranberry Cheesecake 41
Orange-Cranberry Cheesecake 42
Sam's Cranberry Cheesecake 43
Sweet Potato Cranberry Cheesecake 44
White Chocolate Cranberry Cheesecake 45
Bars, Squares, Cookies
Bars
Applesauce Cranberry Bars 47
Chocolate Cake Mix Cranberry Bars 48
Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cream Cheese Bars 49
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cranberry Bars 50
Coconut Cranberry Bars 51
Cranberry Cream Cheese Bars 52
Cranberry-Date Bars 53
Cranberry Macadamia Bars 54
Cranberry-Peach Cheese Bars 55
Cranberry Turtle Bars 56
Frosted Carrot-Zucchini-Cranberry Bars 57
Pineapple-Cranberry Bars 58
Pumpkin-Cranberry Bars 59
Sour Cream Cranberry Bars 60
Squares
Cranberry Cheese Squares 61
Lemon-Cranberry Squares 62
Mincemeat Cranberry Squares 63
Cookies
Chocolate Chip Cranberry Biscotti 64
Cranberry Cornmeal Cookies 65
Cranberry Peanut Butter Thumb Prints 66
Cranberry Shortbread 67
Milk Chocolate Cranberry Cookies 68
Orange Almond Cranberry Biscotti 69
Orange-Cranberry Spice Cookies 70
Pecan Cranberry Jumbles 71
White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies 72
Pies
Apple-Cranberry Fried Pies 74
Apple-Cranberry-Raspberry Pie 75
Apple-Cranberry Streusel Pie 76
Applesauce Cranberry Cream Cheese Pie 77
Brandied Cranberry Pie 78
Cran-Apple Pie 79
Cranberry Cheesecake Pie 80
Frozen Cranberry Cream Cheese Pie 81
No-Bake Cranberry Cream Pie 82
Pear-Cranberry Pie 83
White Chocolate Cranberry Pecan Pie 84
Desserts
Apple-Cranberry Bake 86
Apple-Cranberry-Pear Baked Compote 87
Cranberry Bread Pudding 88
Cranberry Creme Brulee 89
Creamy Cranberry Rice Pudding 90
Chocolate Cranberry-Sauced Poached Pears 91
Cranberry Fool 92
Cranberry Ice Cream 93
Cranberry Sorbet 94
Creamy Cranberry-Orange Gelatin Dessert 95
Orange-Cranberry Trifle 96
Steamed Pear-Cranberry Pudding 97
Tarts, Tortes
Tarts
Apple-Cranberry Tart 99
Apricot-Cranberry Tart 100
Cranberry Cream Tart 101
Cream Cheese Cranberry Tartlets 102
Tortes
Chocolate Cranberry Torte 103
Cranberry Linzer Torte 104
Cranberry Torte 105
Creamy Cranberry Torte 106
Muffins, Breads, Scones, Biscuits
Muffins
Blueberry-Cranberry Muffins 108
Cappuccino Cranberry Muffins 109
Fresh Cranberry Muffins 110
Lola's Cranberry-Apple Muffins 111
Orange-Cranberry Oat Bran Muffins 112
Cranberry Corn Muffins 113
Breads
Banana-Cranberry Bread 114
Chocolate Cranberry Bread 115
Cranberry Nut Bread 116
Mary Dow's Cranberry-Sweet Potato Bread 117
Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread 118
Raisin Cranberry Bread 119
Scones
Drop Cranberry Scones 120
Orange-Cranberry Scones 121
Biscuits
Dried Cranberry Biscuits 122
Easy Cranberry Drop Biscuits 123
Appetizers
Cheese with Cranberries 125
Cranberry Brie Appetizer 126
Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs 127
Cranberry-Glazed Ham Balls and Smokies 128
Cranberry Pizza Appetizer 129
Cranberry Swiss Dip 130
Grilled Cranberry Shrimp 131
Salads, Soups
Gelatin Salads
Black Cherry-Cranberry Gelatin Salad 133
Cranberry-Raspberry Sherbet Salad 134
Hue's Cranberry Ice Cream Salad 135
Layered Pear-Cranberry Cream Cheese Mold 136
Mandarin-Cranberry Salad 137
Moose's Cranberry Salad 138
Raspberry-Cranberry Salad 139
Raw Cranberry-Orange Mold 140
Ruth's Cranberry Salad 141
Strawberry-Cranberry Gelatin Salad 142
Other Salads
Broccoli with Cranberries Salad 143
Carrot-Cranberry-Raisin Salad 144
Cranberry Chicken Salad 145
Cranberry Waldorf Salad 146
Curried Chicken Cranberry Salad 147
Dorie's Cranberry Fluff 148
Dried Cranberry Feta Cheese Salad 149
Frozen Pineapple-Cranberry Salad 150
Pomegranate-Cranberry Salad 151
Roasted Turkey Cranberry Salad 152
Sandra's Cranberry Salad 153
Smoked Turkey Strawberry-Cranberry Salad 154
Strawberry-Cranberry Slaw 155
Turkey with Cranberries Salad 156
Wild Rice Cranberry Salad 157
Soups
Chilled Cranberry Soup 158
Cranberry-Topped Butternut Squash-Sweet Potato Soup 159
Cranberry Vegetable Soup 160
Meals Paired with Cranberries
Apple-Cranberry French Toast 162
Cranberry and Cheese Grill 163
Cranberry Chicken Bake 164
Cranberry-Glazed Ham 165
Cranberry Honey-Glazed Pork Loin Roast 166
Cranberry Mustard-Sauced Chicken Tenderloins 167
Cranberry Pancakes 168
Cranberry Ribs 169
Cranberry-Spiced Couscous 170
Cranberry-Stuffed Cabbage 171
Cranberry-Stuffed Chicken 172
Cranberry-Stuffed Pork Chops 173
Fresh Cranberry-Stuffed Turkey 174
Leftover Turkey Cranberry Sandwich 175
Roasted Quail with Cranberry Pecan Stuffing 176
Turkey Cranberry Bagel 177
Turkey Cranberry Wraps 178
Venison with Cranberries 179
Stuffing, Sides
Stuffing
Cornbread Cranberry Sausage Dressing 181
Pecan Cranberry Stuffing 182
Sausage Cranberry-Apple Stuffing 183
Wild Rice Apple-Cranberry Stuffing 184
Sides
Apple-Cranberry-Sweet Potato Bake 185
Cranberry-Apple Compote 186
Braised Red Cabbage with Cranberries 187
Cranberry Acorn Squash 188
Cranberry Risotto 189
Pomegranate-Cranberry Rice Pilaf 190
Sweet Potato Cranberry Bake 191
Sweet Potato Cranberry Cream Cheese Casserole 192
Beverages
Champagne Cranberry Punch 194
Citrus Cranberry Punch 195
Cranberry Punch with Cranberry Ice Ring 196
White Cranberry-Lime Punch 197
Ginger Cranberry Tea 198
Holiday Cranberry Tea 199
Cherry-Cranberry Shake 200
Cranberry Lemonade 201
Cranberry Spritzer 202
Mulled Cranberry Drink 203
Sauces, Condiments
Sauces
Apricot-Cranberry Sauce 205
Cranberry BBQ Sauce 206
Cranberry Dessert Sauce 207
Cranberry Sweet and Sour Sauce 208
Elsie's Cranberry Sauce 209
Jellied Cranberry Sauce 210
Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce 211
Salsa
Avocado Cranberry Salsa 212
California Cranberry Salsa 213
Tex-Mex Cranberry Salsa 214
Chutney
Curried Cranberry-Peach Chutney 215
Easy Cranberry Chutney 216
Mango-Cranberry Chutney 217
Nelan's Cranberry Chutney 218
Cranberry-Pear Chutney 219
Relish
Cranberry-Mango Relish 220
Cranberry and Pickled Beet Relish 221
Cranberry Relish 222
Mr. Brown's Fresh Cranberry Relish 223
Pineapple-Cranberry Relish 224
Other Condiments
Cranberry Catsup 225
Cranberry Syrup 226
Cranberry Vinaigrette 227
Jams, Jellies, Marmalades, Conserves, Preserves
Cranberry-Strawberry Jam 229
Cranberry Jelly 230
Grapefruit-Cranberry Marmalade 231
Cranberry Conserve 232
Cranberry-Raspberry Preserves 233
Miscellaneous
Cranberry Granola 235
Cranberry-Raspberry Fondue 236
Cranberry Trash Mix 237
Cranberry Truffles 238
About the Author 239
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