The Perfect Cranberry Sauce
1 c. sugar
1 c. water
1 12-oz. package fresh cranberries
2 tsp. orange zest
1 Tbs. NW Elixirs #5 Hott Jolokia
In a small saucepan over low heat, combine sugar and water until sugar dissolves. Add cranberries and cook until they burst, 10 minutes. Stir in orange zest and a pinch of salt.
Remove saucepan from heat and let cool completely, then transfer to a resealable container and refrigerate.