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Origins: Cranberries

November 21, 2010

A quick visit to a cranberry bog in Cape Cod sheds light on the tart berries’ origins. Cranberries. I don’t think of them too often, unless I’m throwing a handful of dried ones into my salad. Or, you know, it’s this time of year, when cranberry sauce makes its annual appearance in the Thanksgiving spread. But cranberries are an important fruit to the U.S., not only because of…