Spiced Cranberry-Pear Sauce
from The Rishi Kitchen
||mulling spice-infused apple brandy
||mulling spice syrup
||large Bartlett pears, peeled & diced small
Combine all ingredients in a sauce pot over medium-high heat; bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer. Stir occasionally for 15 minutes or until cranberries burst. Remove from heat & transfer to a bowl to cool. Stir in 1-2 additional tablespoons of infused brandy, optional. Adjust sweetness with syrup.
Mulling Spice Syrup
Infuse 3 tablespoons herbal tea in water for 7 minutes; strain fully into a small saucepan set over medium-low heat to simmer. Add remaining 3 tablespoons tea; turn o heat & cover. Infuse for 7 minutes; strain fully. Combine sugar and 8 ounces of brewed, double-strength tea; stir until sugar dissolves completely.
Mulling Spice-Infused Alcohol
||Rishi Mulling Spice herbal tea
||middle shelf alcohol
(vodka, gin, brandy, vermouth)
Combine tea and alcohol (or vinegar). Infuse for a minimum of 2 hours; strain.