Chris Evers ALWAYS makes great food, so we asked for one of her favorite holiday recipes to share with you all. Here’s what she picked:

Chris' Cranberry Recipe

Chris’ Cranberry & Dried-Cherry Sauce

*Adapted from a Bon Appetit Recipe*

Servings: Makes about 4 cups.


1 12-ounce container frozen cranberry juice cocktail, thawed

1 cup water

1 cup (packed) golden brown sugar

1 cinnamon stick, broken in half

¼ teaspoon ground allspice

¼ teaspoon nutmeg

1 6-ounce package dried tart cherries (raisins or dried cranberries can be substituted)

1 12-ounce bag cranberries


Bring first 6 ingredients to boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add cherries; cook 2 minutes. Add cranberries; cook until berries pop, stirring occasionally, about 9 minutes. Transfer to bowl. Cover; chill overnight. (Can be made 1 week ahead. Keep chilled.) Discard cinnamon. Serve cold or at room temperature.