Cranberry Sauce

November 2007
Cranberry Sauce

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Give this tangy condiment life after Thanksgiving! Serve it alongside your favorite cheeses as a spread for crackers, or layer it with store-bought cake, custard and whipped cream for a speedy dessert.

Makes: 6 servings

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 15 mins

Ingredients
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 12 ounce bag  fresh cranberries
Directions
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine 1 cup water with the sugar, cinnamon stick, fresh ginger, orange peel, salt and cloves. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar is dissolved. Stir in the cranberries and bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer, stirring, until slightly thickened, about 8 minutes.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and remove the cinnamon stick. Let cool.
Tip For keeps
  • Refrigerate cranberry sauce in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
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