Note from Cheri: Dried cherries and fresh cranberries pair beautifully. Cloves are a festive touch and some spice for a complex cranberry sauce that will have your Thanksgiving dinner guests talking.
This recipe can be prepared up to 4 days ahead of time. Refrigerate until use.
2 1/2 C cranberry juice cocktail
2 C tart dried cherries
1 C sugar
1 package, 12 oz., fresh cranberries
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
Makes about 4 cups
Bring cranberry juice to a simmer in heavy, large saucepan. Remove from heat. Add dried cherries and let stand 10 minutes. Mix in sugar, cranberries and cloves. Cook over medium-high heat until cranberries pop – about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Chill until cold. Sauce will thicken as it cools.
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Cheri Sicard is the editor of FabulousFoods.com where you’ll find recipes, an online cooking school, celebrity chef interviews, holiday and entertaining ideas, free cooking newsletters and more. http://www.fabulousfoods.com