Grilling Tips - Cranberry Sauce
This cranberry sauce is prepared on the smoker and adds great flavor to your Thanksgiving meal.
Grilling Tips - How to Fix Too Much Liquid in your Cranberry SauceIf you've added too much liquid and your cranberry sauce isn't setting, there are a couple of things that you can do. You can try reducing the sauce down by cooking off more of the liquid. If this doesn't work, you can add a thickener like gelatin, pectin, or a cornstarch slurry. Make sure you let the sauce cool before you put it in the refrigerator to set.
Grilling Tips - How to Fix A Too-Bitter Cranberry Sauce
If you don't have time or the ability to reheat the sauce to boiling, granulated sugar might make the situation worse. Adding maple syrup for sweetness works great because it is already a liquid so it will incorporate easily. After you add some maple syrup, add something tangy like apple juice or orange juice to enhance the sweetness of the existing sugars.
GMC Cranberry Sauce
3 Bags Fresh Cranberries
1 Cup Ole Ray’s Blackberry Wine Cooking Sauce
2 Cups Dark Brown Sugar
3 Cups Water
Zest of 2 Oranges
1 Tbsp Cinnamon
4 Sprigs of Rosemary
- Preheat Smoker to 275 F
- Prepare the Sauce by adding water and cranberries to a dutch oven.
- Place on the smoker for 1 hour (or boil on the stove top for 30 minutes).
- Add remaining ingredients and smoke for another 2 hours.
- Turn smoker to 200 F, and smoke for another hour or until sauce thickens.
- Let cool & garnish with orange zest and rosemary.