Fresh cranberries are usually available from September through December. This apple salad would be good for Thanksgiving ham dinner.
1 12-ounce package fresh cranberries
2 cups sugar
4 medium apples, unpeeled, cored & diced
½ cup celery, chopped
½ cup red grapes, seedless, halved
½ cup walnut pieces, chopped
¼ cup mayonnaise
In food processor, coarsely chop cranberries, stir in sugar. Cover and chill 4 hours. Drain cranberries for about 2 hours, reserving liquid for another use. In large bowl, stir together remaining ingredients and gently stir in drained cranberries.