Cranberry sauce is a staple side dish and a particularly popular one at holiday meals from Thanksgiving to Christmas. This sauce is best if made a day ahead and can be served either warm or cold. While there's always the option to make cranberry sauce from scratch, many people choose to spend their energy on other, more time consuming side dishes and opt for the ready-made canned cranberry sauce instead. It was this recipe that converted my 'we only want the jellied sauce in can' family into homemade cranberry sauce lovers. ground ginger, large egg whites, dried cranberries, celery, chicken broth and 8 more. (I prefer warm, but my family is partial to cold). This is my recipe for a very tasty and unique cranberry sauce.