Fresh Christmas Cranberry Mango Salsa

This simple recipe is an original by Mary Crafts, owner of Culinary Crafts, an outstanding caterer in Salt Lake City.  I first tasted the recipe while attending a reception that Mary’s company catered.  Take it to a Christmas party and see the response!


2 cups prepared salsa

1 fresh mango, peeled and chopped

1 pound can whole cranberry sauce

Combine salsa, mango, and cranberry sauce. Store covered in refrigerator for up to two weeks.

NANTUCKET, by Robert Cocuzzo

Photo by Jody Dole

Some 30 miles off the south coast of Cape Cod, Nantucket juts out of the Atlantic. Once a beacon of the world’s whaling industry, the island and its storied past are preserved in cobblestone streets and gray-shingled cottages. One only has to amble along its wooden docks to appreciate the enduring maritime spirit of this place — to feel the Nantucket of Herman Melville’s epic prose. Yet instead of bloodied whaleships bobbing in the harbor, lavish yachts and pleasure boats now tie up in slips and to moorings come summertime.  Full story…