Thursday, December 31, 2015

Cultured Cranberry-Orange Relish

This is even better than my usual cranberry relish, plus it has probiotics...LOVE.

2 bags of fresh cranberries (organic if you can find them--we did!)
2-3 fresh oranges, ditto
1/4 C. organic sugar (or less--I didn't actually measure.) (You can use a bit of honey if you prefer)
fresh ginger, grated, if you have it...less than 1 tsp. unless you REALLY like ginger...

1/4 cup Basic Whey

(...which you make by putting whole organic yogurt in a strainer lined with clean cloth, over a big bowl.  Let it drain overnight, now you have whey in the bowl and Greek-style yogurt in the strainer--voila!)

Grate the cranberries coarsely in your blender or food processer.
Peel oranges, separate into sections and cut in small chunks. 
Mix everything well and pack into clean glass jars.
Put a lid on it!

Let it rest on the countertop 2-3 days or so (culturing takes longer when it's cold out) will develop a lovely flavor.  Taste it and if suits you, refrigerate!
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