Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Tasty Tuesday: Homemade Cranberry Sauce

I have been making this for years!! I Love it!! Time to start sharing some of those yummy Thanksgiving Recipes we use every year!

Brandied Orange &  Cranberry Sauce

Brandied Orange and Cranberry Sauce Recipe

photo credit All Recipes.

2/3 cup orange zest
2 cups water
2 cups white sugar
2/3 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 cups cranberries
1 tablespoon brandy
1.In a small pan over medium heat, combine the orange zest and water. Cover and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Drain, reserving zest and 1/3 cup liquid.
2.To the reserved liquid, add the sugar, orange juice and lemon juice. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes uncovered, stirring often.
3.Add cranberries; increase heat to medium-high and boil for about 10 minutes or until the cranberries have popped and a small spoonful of sauce sets on a cold plate.
4.Remove from heat, stir in brandy. Pour into 4 1/2 pint jars leaving 1/2 inch space from top. Place lids onto jars, and store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

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