By Tony Tantillo

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — Need a great side dish for Thanksgiving? Try Tony’s homemade cranberry sauce.

1 lb. Fresh Cranberries 

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1/2 Medium Bosc Pear 

1/2 Medium Granny Smith Apple 

4 oz. Dried Fruit & Nuts 

1 Medium Orange 

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1/2 c. Sugar 

3/4 c. Water

 2 oz. Mint

Heat cranberries and water until cranberries break up and texture is smooth. Cube pear & apple, add to cranberries with dried fruit and nuts.  Squeeze juice of orange into mixture. Add mint.

 Heat three to four more minutes, then serve.

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 *recipe may vary by amount of ingredients and cooking time/temperature

Tony Tantillo