What a great time to make ahead all the conserves, butters, jams etc. Fruit is and will be available soon and with the recipes available, you are the winner (and so will your guests be).
- 2 oranges
- 2 cups water
- 12 oz. fresh cranberries
- 5 1/2 cups berry sugar
- 1 -3 oz.pkg. fruit pectin (liquid)
- 1 1/2 cups chopped macadamia nuts (or pecans)
Peel the oranges, making sure to remove the pith from the peels. Cut the peel into thin strips and place them and the water in a large saucpan. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat. Cover and simmer for about 9-10 minutes.
Chop the fruit and, along with the cranberries and sugar, add to the water mixture. Bring to a rolling boil, stirring constantly. Add the pectin and stir well. Boil for 1 minute.
Remove from heat and add the nuts. Put into sterilized jars and seal, making sure to wipe the rims and seal completely.
Store in a cool dark place.