Top Chefs Share Favorite Cranberry Recipes

Story and Photos by Michelle McGrath

Fall harvest season on the South Shore is marked by the sight of ruby-red bogs bursting with ripe cranberries - Massachusetts’ official state fruit. The appearance of the tart berries at local farm stands and markets inspires home cooks and professional chefs alike to embrace their creative flair in the kitchen. Chefs at local restaurants incorporate cranberries into their recipes year-round by utilizing popular sweetened dried cranberries, frozen cranberries, juice, sauce and more. When fall arrives, fresh berries are often showcased in seasonal dishes and cocktails. Here’s a sampling of delectable recipes created by local restaurant chefs that showcase the versatility of cranberries.

Honey Baby – Recipes With Local Cranberries

New to the Plymouth dining scene, Honey Baby is an upscale, modern cocktail lounge that offers a relaxed “must chill” atmosphere and a creative menu of craft cocktails and off-the-charts bites. “We’re going to take care of you, make you comfortable and do our best to put a smile on your face while you relax … Read more

E/2 Kitchen & Bar – Recipes With Local Cranberries

An evolution of Marshfield’s longstanding and beloved restaurant Ember, E/2 Kitchen Bar has long been a destination for creative cocktails. Rooted in Ember’s history, the restaurant carries the same glamorous atmosphere and open kitchen concept as its predecessor. What has emerged is a modern menu that suits the region’s dine-in and take out interests, adapting … Read more

Lenny’s Hideaway – Recipes With Local Cranberries

What do you get when you mesh a funky bar with legit Mexican food and spinning vinyl? A true original. Lenny’s Hideaway transports you from the barrio to the beach in downtown Cohasset. The cuisine is traditionally prepared, inspired by owner/chef duo Stephanie and Derek Burke’s roots and adventures in Irapuato, Mexico, Baja, California and … Read more

The Tasty – Recipes With Local Cranberries

Located in the heart of Plymouth’s vibrant downtown district, The Tasty is the perfect fusion of New England gastropub and craft cocktail bar. Rustic dishes change with the season, inspired by fresh, locally sourced produce and global cuisine innovation. Artfully crafted cocktails are a highlight and are served up with plenty of hospitality. Ascending to … Read more

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