Grape Compote

Adapted from

2 star anise pods
3 cups Melissa’s Organic Black Grapes
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup fresh Meyer lemon juice
Pinch of salt

Pinch of cinnamon

Pinch of cloves
1 T. unsalted butter
Bring star anise, grapes, sugar, lemon juice, and spices to a boil in a large skillet, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until grapes burst and mixture is syrupy, 10-15 minutes. Discard star anise; whisk in 1 tablespoon unsalted butter. Cool. Keeps in fridge a week.