Fresh Cranberry Compote

recipe courtesy of foodnetwork.com

Ingredients

1/2 pound fresh cranberries

1 tablespoon grated orange zest

1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

1/4 cup fresh orange juice

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

2 cups water

3 tablespoons cornstarch

Directions

Put the cranberries, orange and lemon zest, orange and lemon juice, sugar, vanilla, and 1 1/2 cups of the water in a medium-size nonreactive saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil and cook for 8 minutes.

Dissolve the cornstarch in the remaining 1/2 cup of water and add to the pan. Reduce the heat to medium, then stir constantly until the mixture thickens, about 2 minutes.

Remove from the heat and cool completely.

Yield: 2 cups

Thanksgiving thought for today

The more we express our gratitude to God for our blessings, the more he will bring to our mind other blessings. The more we are aware of to be grateful for, the happier we become. – Ezra Taft Benson

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