Cranberry Spice Vinegar
This homemade cranberry, orange, clove and cinnamon flavored vinegar makes a delightful holiday gift when presented in decorative bottles with custom-crafted corks.
3 (17-ounce) bottles white wine vinegar
1 cup cranberry juice
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 (3-inch) sticks cinnamon
1 (1.6-ounce) jar whole cloves
1 large orange, sliced
Additional orange slices, whole cloves, cinnamon sticks (optional)
- Combine first 3 ingredients in a large non-aluminum saucepan and bring to a boil.
- Place cinnamon and remaining ingredients in a large glass container. Pour vinegar mixture over spices. Cover and store at room temperature for 2 weeks.
- To Bottle: Pour vinegar mixture through a large wire-mesh strainer into bottles, discarding solids. If desired, add additional orange slices, whole cloves and cinnamon sticks.
Makes 7 cups.
Adapted from a recipe from Southern Living.