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Michael Gelman’s Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Sauce


½ cup Orange Juice
½ cup maple syrup (or ¾ cup if you like it more sweet than tart)
1 tsp 5 spice powder
¾ lb. cranberries
Jalapeno or Serrano pepper to taste (Optional)
½ tsp. orange zest
1 cup of Walnuts


Add Orange Juice, Maple Syrup and Five Spice Powder to a pan. Bring the mixture to a boil on medium high heat.
Turn heat down add the cranberries and jalapeno or Serrano pepper to taste (optional)
Simmer for about 10 minutes, until the cranberries pop.
Remove from heat and add the orange zest and walnuts