4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
5 strips of orange zest
A pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg or allspice to taste

Method of Preparation

Wash cranberries well in cold water.
In a saucepan combine the water and sugar and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Add cranberries and return mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes or until cranberries burst.
Blend in Orange zest and add your favourite spice to taste.
Remove from heat and cool completely at room temperature and then chill in refrigerator prior to serving