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Cranberry Raisin Pie

Sugar Free Cranberry Raisin Pie

The holidays are winding down, and I'm ready to get back to my daily routine.  But for those of you who might like a bit more celebration, I've posted my recipe for Sugar Free Cranberry Raisin Pie

In our family, no Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner is complete without this pie, made with honey for the sugar free folks.  Nearly equally good is a variation which uses apples instead of raisins.  Both recipes, plus homemade cranberry sauce, explain why I want to plant cranberries in my garden some day.  Meanwhile, I buy several bags of cranberries in the store every winter and pop them straight in the freezer where they last for a year or longer.

People either love this pie or hate it.  It's not your run of the mill pie, but I can't live without it!



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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I am skeptical--you shall have to use some of your stored up berries and make it for us sometime. ;-)
Comment by Brandy :: Where the Lilies Bloom Tue Dec 30 20:17:37 2008
So skeptical! I have to admit, Mark doesn't really like it either, so maybe it's something you have to grow up with....
Comment by anna Wed Dec 31 09:08:50 2008





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