The can is easy, but this is better. The house will smell good, you will seem like a culinary badass when the sauce shows up at the table. Plus, the leftovers are great baked into a yummy coffeecake or served over vanilla ice cream!
- 6 cups fresh cranberries
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 cups water
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1 star anise
- 1 tablespoon crystalized ginger
- 1 orange – zest and juice
- Put everything in a medium pot. Bring to boil over medium flame, stirring occasionally. Cook for 10 minutes. Let cool slightly, remove the cinnamon stick and star anise. Serve warm or cold!