Critiques, Cravings and Conundrums From the Madison Food and Dining Scene
Dec 5, 2010
02:25 PMSmall Dishes
The Cosmopolitan Fruit
Cranberries, one way or another, got their name from cranes. Some think the flower of the plant looks a lot like the bird’s head; others suggest it’s simply because cranes are attracted to bogs where cranberries grow. Though the fruit grew in England and Scotland, they were a diminutive species of what the Pilgrims would encounter on Cape Cod.