Exorcism Cranberry Sauce
This holiday, liberate the cranberry from its turkey confines!
Cranberry sauce is essentially a thick, tart jam that can be slathered on scones, crumpets, pancakes, croissants, and toast as much as it can be dolloped on turkey, meatballs, pork, and lamb. Try our take on this undervalued member of the sauce family and you might find yourself bubbling up these tart berries all year long.
This gourmet and grown up cranberry sauce is not for the kids table. It’s a lusty sensual sauce ready to add mystery to your plate. So, say goodbye to the single note sauce of your memories.
We paid homage to the classic pairing of cranberries with orange, but left behind the traditional cinnamon and other baking spices, to walk into the woody world of rosemary. Raw Tupelo Honey from @savannahbeeco, and Muscovado sugar, impart earthy sweetness. Exorcism Bitters add a full spectrum of aromatic, herbal, and spicy notes to fill out the middle and give body to the flavor profile of this sauce.
We like our sauce slightly sour, if you require a sweeter sauce, increase your sugar portion along with the liquid according to your preferences.
4 cups cranberries
Juice of 1 orange plus enough water to make 1/2 cup
1/2 cup light Muscovado sugar
1/4 cup raw honey
3 sprigs rosemary
1 bay leaf
Zest of 1 orange
Pinch of salt
2 droppers Exorcism Bitters
1. Rinse the cranberries and discard any that look damaged. Tie rosemary sprigs and bay leaf in a cheesecloth bundle.
2. In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, combine everything but the Exorcism Bitters. Let it come up to a gentle boil, stirring often.
3. Reduce the heat to simmer and cook, stirring often, for about 15-20 minutes, when the cranberries have burst and the sauce is slightly thinner than you would like it to be; it will thicken as it cools.
4. When the sauce is almost done, add 2 droppers of Exorcism Bitters into the mixture and stir.
5. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature. Remove the bundle of herbs. Transfer the sauce to the fridge and allow it to chill thoroughly before serving, for best texture.
Keeps for 10 days in the fridge and 3 months frozen.
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