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11/15/2011 09:48 am ET Updated Nov 04, 2015

The Best Cranberry Sauce Recipes For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving just wouldn't be the same without cranberry sauce. If you think about it, cranberry sauce is THE reason we're able to enjoy all that stuffing, mashed potatoes and turkey. Its perfect combination of tart and sweet adds a fresh flavor to our favorite carb-heavy meal.

We're not talking about canned cranberry sauce -- we've already gone over how we feel about that. We're talking homemade, fresh, fruity cranberry sauces. If you've never tried a homemade version, you're in for a wonderful surprise.

To highlight the importance of this Thanksgiving side, we've put together the best of the best cranberry sauce recipes out there -- now, all you need to do is choose one (or a couple) for this year's feast.

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