Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

This homemade cranberry sauce was so quick and easy to make and tasted so much better than the store bought canned stuff. I will never go back! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/easy-homemade-cranberry-sauce/

Cranberry sauce is something that I thought would be kind of tricky to make from scratch but I have learned from this recipe that it isn’t tricky at all! In fact, it was the easiest and quickest thing on my Thanksgiving menu this year! It was easy and tasted so much better than its store bought counterpart. Which is kind of saying a lot because I have always loved canned cranberry sauce. I never thought it was gross or that I NEEDED to make it homemade, I just wanted to try making it from scratch. Turns out, I improved on an already good thing!

I have found in year’s past with canned cranberry sauce that it was either a bit too sweet (something too sweet for Amanda? Impossible!) or too tart for my liking. I love that by making my own cranberry sauce, I am able to control the sweetness and tartness. Another huge plus is that cooking this will make your house smell amazing while cooking and long after.

I’m going to keep my words here short and sweet, just like this recipe! It was tasty, extremely quick and easy to make and way better than the stuff you can purchase in a can. Also, this is one of those recipes that you’ll get so many compliments on for making something so tasty from scratch but make you snicker to yourself because you know how simple it was to make. Give it a try with my tips below!

This homemade cranberry sauce was so quick and easy to make and tasted so much better than the store bought canned stuff. I will never go back! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/easy-homemade-cranberry-sauce/

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Cheesy Garlic Butter Potatoes

Cheesy Garlic Butter Potatoes - MOUTHWATERING easy weeknight side dish that compliments all protein! #easy #garlic #potatoes http://www.testingforthebestthing.com/cheesy-garlic-butter-potatoes/

This recipe had me at “cheesy” and “garlic”. Those two words have almost the same effect on me as the two words “cookie dough”. Plus, I had some mini potatoes in my fridge to use up. The flavor was fantastic but not overly indulgent. The perfect balance of giving your taste buds what they need without a ridiculous amount of calories. That said, I may have added extra cheese. Hint: I did.

This side dish was simple enough to make but had a decent number of steps to follow. It might not be ideal for when you’re getting home at 7:00pm and have an hour to get the kids to bed, but it was simple enough to make on a typical week night (I did). I served this side as an accompaniment to an AMAZINGLY delicious chicken recipe that you can check out here: Crispy Onion Chicken.

I don’t have many edits to share but you many see below for what I do suggest to make these PERFECT!

Cheesy Garlic Butter Potatoes - MOUTHWATERING easy weeknight side dish that compliments all protein! #easy #garlic #potatoes http://www.testingforthebestthing.com/cheesy-garlic-butter-potatoes/

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