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Kelsey Nixon's Homemade Cranberry Sauce

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Kelsey Nixon's recipe for cranberry sauce and tangy cranberry salad
TODAY Show: Kelsey Nixon makes cranberry sauce and tangy cranberry salad with Al Roker and Jane Krakowski on TODAY. -- November 13, 2015Samantha Okazaki / TODAY
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Ingredients

  • 1 12-ounce bag fresh cranberries (3 cups)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 orange juice and zest
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Pinch of salt
  • Chef notes

    Cranberry sauce may be made 3 days in advance. Store chilled and covered in refrigerator.

    Preparation

    Samantha Okazaki / TODAY

    In a medium saucepan, add cranberries and cover with water and sugar. Stir to combine. Bring mixture to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until berries pop. Stir in orange zest and juice, cinnamon stick, and salt, continuing to cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat, let cool. Remove cinnamon stick before serving.