Cranberry Herb Sauce

Makes 2-1/2 --3 cups

2 small onions, diced

4 cloves garlic, chopped

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries

2-1/2 cups water

2 cups dry red wine

2/3 cup honey

2 beef bouillon cubes

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

4 whole bay leaves

5 drops Worcestershire sauce

Dash rosemary

Dash ground red pepper

Cook and stir onions and garlic in oil in a large saucepan over medium heat until onions are softened. Add cranberries, water, wine, honey, bouillon, thyme, bay leaves, Worcestershire sauce, rosemary and red pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer about I hour or until mixture reduces by half, stirring frequently. Remove and discard bay leaves. Puree sauce in blender or food processor or press through sieve. (The sauce will be the consistency of a thick gravy.) Serve with poultry, lamb or pork. Also wonderful over dressing or sweet potatoes.

Tip: This sauce freezes well.

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