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Where can i buy cranberries in manhattan?

Dandel May 19, 2007 12:35 PM

I am looking to make cranberry lemongrass sauce with pork chops; a recipe i saw on Ming Tsai's show. I got all the ingredients,lemograss and all, and then realised that I can't find cranberries anywhere. Anyone have any idea where in manhattan I can buy them?
thanks a lot

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    nixienox RE: Dandel May 19, 2007 05:10 PM

    It will be near impossible to find fresh cranberries, as they aren't in season. Can you substitute frozen or dried? Those are widely available.

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      Dandel RE: nixienox May 20, 2007 06:10 PM

      unfortunately, the recipe calles for fresh cranberries

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      asg749d RE: Dandel May 19, 2007 05:16 PM

      You can definetely find them at Fareway Supermarkets in Harlem. I am not sure in the one on the upper west side. I actually saw them this past wednesday. They also have the dry variety.

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        Dandel RE: asg749d May 20, 2007 06:11 PM

        thanks vm for the information!

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        batterypark RE: Dandel May 20, 2007 06:20 PM

        The produce store in Chelsea Market stocks most everything that is available fresh in season. However, if fresh cranberries are not in season you may have a lot of trouble finding decent fresh cranberries. According to Ocean Spray (www.oceanspray.com) frozen cranberries are a good substitute for fresh cranberries.

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          MMRuth RE: batterypark May 21, 2007 04:33 AM

          Absolutely - I stock up during November/December and put a couple of bags in the freezer to use during the year, since they can be hard to find - as you have discovered.

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            Dandel RE: MMRuth Jun 2, 2007 07:36 AM

            frozen cranberries sound like the way to go. thanks so much for the tip!

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