I also take time for special kinds of extra dishes, that I wouldn't normally serve on ordinary times.
This dish is one of them. Before you go any further though, I must tell you that you don't cook off the liquor in this recipe. The vodka and Cointreau is added after the dish has been cooked, so please serve it only to adults and no pregnant gals either.
So if you want to change up your kind of boring cranberry sauce this year? Then here is a great version to make and it's so easy too! You can also make it up to 2 weeks in advance and store it in your refrigerator in a sealed container.
1 12 oz. package of fresh cranberries
1/2 c. water
1 c. sugar
1/3 cup vodka
3 Tablespoons of Cointreau
Juice of 1 lime
In a medium, heavy bottomed saucepan, bring cranberries, water and sugar to a boil. Turn down to medium low and let simmer for 15 minutes. Turn off your stove. Set aside. Let it cool for 1/2 hour.
Add vodka and Cointreau, stir well. Add lime juice and sitr. Transfer to a container and seal tightly for at least two hours.
Serve with a thin slice of lime in the center.
I'm joining the lovely people at Rattlebridge Farms, for Foodie Friday today. The link is on my side-bar.
Happy Thanksgiving ~