ANITA'S CRANBERRY SALAD circa 1960s
My family and friends always want me to bring this to Thanksgiving and Xmas dinners...so I do!
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- 10 oz. pkgs of fresh or frozen whole cranberries, minced
- 1 c
- minced celery
- 1 1/2 c
- 8 oz
- pecans, chopped
- 2 c
- small marshmallows
- 1 large
- tub of cool whip
1In a colander, wash cranberries and remove any darkened or smashed ones. In 4 batches, put cranberries in blender and fill w/cold tap water till just covered. Pulse until they are minced. Drain in fine mesh strainer or said colander, using a wooden spoon to press out as much water as possible. Put in container that has a lid.
Cut celery into 2" slices. In blender process and drain like you did the cranberries. Put in container w/cranberries.
2Now add sugar to cranberries and celery. Mix well with wooden spoon. Cover and chill for 4 hrs or overnite.
3In large mixing bowl, combine cranberry mixture, pecans, marshmallows, and cool whip. Mix well with wooden spoon.
Place in a pretty crystal or clear glass bowl for a nice presentation.