Cranberry Sauce

-adapted from the Joy of Cooking

2 C granulated sugar
2 C water
4 C (1 lb) fresh cranberries--washed and picked over
2 tsp grated orange peel

Place water and sugar in a heavy bottomed saucepan. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
-place pan on medium heat and wait for the mixture to boil
-boil for 5 minutes
-carefully add the cranberries
-cook at low boil for about 15 minutes
-take off heat
-add orange peel--stir to mix

You can now put this in the fridge to keep until Thanksgiving. I usually make it the Monday before.