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Cranberry Sauce Research Paper

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Every Thanksgiving millions of Americans make the traditional Thanksgiving turkey. But the turkey is never as good if you don’t have one of my favorite foods, cranberry sauce. Cranberry sauce is made out of the flesh of the ripe berries of the Cranberry plant or Vaccinium macrocarpon. The berries of the cranberry plant are Epigynous, meaning that the ovary is enclosed in the receptacle and the other floral parts such as the stamen, is situated at the top of the ovary. The cranberries themselves have moderate levels of vitamin C, fiber and the important dietary mineral, manganese. When they are made into cranberry sauce, they are mashed to release their juices, then they are mixed with large amounts of sugar, water, artificial preservatives
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