Cranberries are said to "promote digestion and purify the blood." There is no question but they are a desirable fruit and should be used freely in their season.

Stewed Cranberries

1 qt. berries, 3/4 cup sugar, 1 - 1 1/2 cup water.

Pour boiling water over cranberries, let stand 2 m., or until cold; drain, add sugar and water, cook covered, until boiling all through. Rub through colander if the skins are objectionable. 2-3 tablespns. of lemon juice and more sugar may be added.

Baked Cranberries

Make syrup of 1 pt. of water and 1 1/2 cup of sugar; boil, cool. Pour over 1 qt. of cranberries in baking dish. Bake until clear.

Cranberries With Raisins

1 qt. berries 1 cup sugar

3/4 - 1 cup seeded raisins 1 pint water

Stew raisins in water until nearly tender; pour boiling water over cranberries and drain; cook all together until berries are done.

A larger proportion of raisins and less sugar may be used.