Cranberry Sauce with Star Anise & Port
- 1 tsp. finely grated orange zest
- Pinch salt
- ½ cup ruby port
- ¾ cup granulated sugar
- 2 whole star anise
- 12 oz. fresh or frozen cranberries
In a medium saucepan, combine the port, sugar, star anise, salt, and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar. As soon as the mixture reaches a boil, remove it from the heat, cover, and let stand for 20 minutes to infuse the star anise into the liquid. ...