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Chuck Braden

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BASIC CRANBERRY SAUCE                       Basic

 2 cups fresh cranberries

Juice and chopped zest of one orange

1/4 cup Port

cup sugar, or more if needed

1 tsp. Cinnamon

1 TBSP. cornstarch

In a small saucepan combine all ingredients except the cornstarch.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cook until cranberries are tender, stirring occasionally.  Make a slurry with the cornstarch and 1 TBSP. of water in a small bowl.  Whisk cornstarch mixture into cranberry sauce and cook, whisking, until mixture thickens.  Taste and add mor sugar, to your taste.


Makes about two cups.