It sounds like a mistake, but Susan Stamberg of National Public Radio verifies the story. Cranberry sauce with horseradish.
For more than 20 years, the recipe has been a part of the NPR holiday season, prompting an avalanche of phone calls.Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish was created by Craig Claiborne and published in the 1959 New York Times, but has been widely publicized by Stamberg.
Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish
2 cups raw cranberries
1 small onion
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons horseradish
Grind cranberries and onion together. Add remaining ingredients and mix. Put in plastic container and freeze. An hour before serving, move the container from the freezer to the refrigerator to thaw. The relish will be thick, creamy, chunky and shocking pink. Makes 11/2 pints.