Citrus Pecan Cranberry Relish

6 cups of fresh cranberries

½ cup of golden raisins

2 oranges, zest grated and sectioned
2 lemons, zest grated and sectioned
1 apple peeled, chopped coarsely
2 cups of firmly packed brown sugar (adjust to taste)
¼ teaspoon of ground ginger
¼ teaspoon of ground cinnamon
1 ¾ cups of water or orange juice
½ cup of apple cider vinegar
½ cup of chopped toasted pecans

In a large saucepan combine the sugar, vinegar, ginger, cinnamon and water or juice, reserving a quarter cup. Stir and bring to a boil until the sugar is dissolved.
Add the citrus, apples, raisins and 3 cups of the cranberries, and simmer for 30 minutes.
Add the remaining cranberries, water and pecans, and simmer for 10 minutes.
Refrigerate and serve in a festive holiday bowl.

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