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Port Wine Cranberry-Marmalade Conserve

(recipe, Bluebird Farmers Market & CSA)


Port Wine Cranberry-Marmalade Conserve is a Christmas favorite! Conserve is often considered a whole fruit jam that is a mixture of several fruits and nuts. The delicious Indian River Oranges combined with cranberries make this port wine conserve a delightful flavoring for turkey, cornish hens, artisan cheeses or veggies.


  1. 1 bag fresh cranberries
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. 1 Tbsp. orange peel, julienned
  4. ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  5. 2 cups Indian River orange segments, fresh, peeled
  6. ½ cup Georgia pecans, toasted
  7. 2 Tbsp. Port Wine


  1. Mix cranberries, sugar, orange peel, orange juice and Indian River orange segments stirring in a saucepan over med heat.
  2. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer, continue to stir, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add port wine and pecans and cook for 1 minute more.
  4. Strain out the glaze and brush on cheese, cornish game hens, turkey or veggies.
  5. Garnish with remaining Cranberry-Marmalade Conserve.