Cranberry Oil

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Frozen cranberries that have been thawed may be used if fresh aren't available.

Cranberry Oil
A tart, flavorful ruby-hued garnish to drizzle on soup, dips, bread, and even vegetables.
Yield: makes 1/2 cup

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 12 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Put cranberries into a mortar and finely crush with pestle. Transfer to a small bowl, add oil, and stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. The following day put cranberry mixture into a sieve set over a small bowl and gently press on solids with a rubber spatula to extract the red pulpy cranberry oil. Discard solids. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Whisk mixture before using.