Classic Cranberry Sauce

Note from Cheri: Here’s a classic cranberry sauce recipe that would be at home at any Christmas dinner.

This recipe can be prepared up to 4 days ahead of time. Refrigerate until use.

3/4 C water
1/2 C sugar
2 1/2 C fresh cranberries
1 T brandy
1 T orange juice, 1 tsp. orange zest

Makes about 4 cups

Put the water and sugar in a saucepan and stir in sugar until dissolved, then add the cranberries and bring to the boil. Cook for 5-10 minutes or until the berries begin to pop. Remove from heat and stir in the brandy. Chill until serving time.
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