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                            Kompot W Spirytusie
 
 Recipe By     : Original recipe passed down through the generations and tran
 Serving Size  : 0    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
  750      ml            water
  500      g             mixed dried fruit (pears, figs, apricots,
  150      g             pitted prunes
   75      g             raisins
  200      g             pitted sweet cherries
    2                    apples -- peeled and sliced
   50      g             cranberries
  200      g             sugar
    1                    lemon -- sliced
    6                    whole cloves
    2                    cinnamon sticks
    1                    orange
  100      g             grapes, pomegranate seeds, or pitted plums
  200      ml            brandy
 
 1.  Combine water, mixed dry fruits, prunes, and raisins in a pot large enough
 to hold all the ingredients. Bring to a boil, cover and then simmer for about 20
 inutes (or until the fruit is plump and tender).
 
 2.  Add cherries, apples, and cranberries.  Stir in sugar, lemon, and spices.
 Cover and simmer for about 5 minutes.
 
 3.  Grate orange peel and set aside.  Peel and section the orange (removing the
 skin and white membrane).  Add to fruits in kettle.
 
 4.  Stir in grapes and brandy.	Bring just to boiling and then remove from heat.
 Stir in the orange peel, cover and let stand 15 minutes.
 
 Author’s Notes:
     This recipe could be used as part of a 12 course meal known in Polish as
 Wigilia, or on its own.  Wigilia is eaten after sundown on Christmas Eve.
 
 Difficulty    : easy.
 Precision     : No need to measure.
 
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