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Dried Cherry Sauce

Prep time 6 mins
Cook time 27 mins
Yield 1 cup


  • 1/2 cup dried cherries or cranberries
  • 2 cups Merlot
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and cook, uncovered, 27 minutes or until sauce coats a spoon and is reduced to 1 cup, stirring occasionally. Cool completely.

Christmas with Southern Living 2006