Serves: 8

Spiced Cranberries Poached in Honey and Banyuls Vinegar

Prepare oven according to Mugnaini’s Low Roasting Environment, 450-550˚F


  • 4 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup water  
  • 1 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup Banyuls or apple cider vinegar 
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt 

Spice Bundle  

  • 1 cinnamon stick 
  • 2 each clove
  • 1 star anise 
  • 4 black peppercorns 
  • 4 whole allspice 


In a medium pot combine the cranberries, water, honey, banyuls vinegar and salt, slide into and away from the fire and slowly warm. 

Spice Bundle: Take a piece of cheese cloth and place the cinnamon stick, cloves, star anise, black peppercorns, allspice and wrap up into a tight bundle and tie with butcher's twine. Place into the cranberry pot and continue to cook for 1 hour. 

Pull the pot from the oven and allow to cool with the spice bundle left in. Remove spice bundle and serve the cranberries warm.

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