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Oranges And Figs in Spiced Red Wine

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Category: Appetizers, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Red wine
  • 1 c Sugar


1 Piece Cinnamon stick -(1"
-long); tiedtogether with
4 Star anise; tied together
4 Cardamom pods; tied together
2 Whole cloves
6 lg Navel oranges; peeled, pith
-removed and halved
12 Dried figs; halved
1/3 c Walnuts or pistachios;

Combine the wine, sugar and bouquet garni in a saucepan large enough to
contain the oranges and figs in a single layer. Bring to a simmer, covered,
over moderate heat. Add the figs and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the oranges
and turn them for 3 to 4 minutes, turning them so they cook evenly. Turn
the heat off and let the oranges and figs cool in the syrup. Remove fruit
to a serving bowl. Reduce the syrup by half and let cool. Discard bouquet
garni and spoon syrup over figs and oranges. Garnish with walnuts or
pistachios if you wish This recipe yields 6 servings.

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