Cranberry Pear Relish
1 lbfresh or frozen cranberries
1/2 cred wine
2 mediumlemon zest strips
4 mediumpears, peeled, cored and diced in 1/2 inch pieces
1 smallonion, diced 1/2-inch pieces
1 1/2 cgranulated sugar
1 small2-inch piece fresh ginger, grated
How to Make Cranberry Pear Relish
- Place onions, sugar, wine. ginger. lemon zest and salt in a medium saucepan.
Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer for 15 minutes.
Add cranberries and pears to the pan, and continue to simmer for an additional 20 minutes or until the cranberries and onions have softened, and the color is a rich scarlet.
Remove lemon zest strips. Allow relish to cool. Serve at room temperature. May be made two days in advance. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
Pick each cranberry with a pin or needle before cooking then. This will keep them from bursting and getting mushy as they cook.