Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Cranberry Sauce with Orange

This recipe is my interpretation of Quick and Easy Cranberry Sauce over at About.com: Southern Cooking which is my go to place for down home recipes.

INGREDIENTS

2 packages of fresh cranberries, (12 ounces each)
2 tsp freshly grated orange rind
2 oranges
1 1/3 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger

PREPARATION
  • Rinse cranberries and pick over for leaves and stems. Set aside.
    • Grate orange rind before cutting and juicing oranges. Add enough water to juice to make 2 cups total.
    • Place orange juice/water mixture in large dutch oven. Add sugars and bring to boil so that sugars are dissolved.
    • Add cranberries, orange rind, cinnamon and ginger.  
    • Let mixture return to boil. Lower heat to simmer and cook, covered, for 12 minutes until berries have popped.
    • Cool and then place in dish and refrigerate overnight.

    1 comment:

    Family Tree Gal, Carolyn said...

    Thomas-
    I love cooking. I know you have other fabulous sites, but I'm giving you the Ancestor Approved Award for this one since I love cooking and feel this is a valuable service to us all. It also reminds us to search our own family records for our favorite dishes. You can go here to pick up your award. http://familytreegal.blogspot.com/2010/12/talk-about-it-tuesday-this-last-week-i.html