Recipe created by the fabulous Barbara R.
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1 3in piece of fresh ginger, peeled
1 firm pear, diced
1 tsp grated lemon rind
1 12 oz package cranberries
2 TBSP fresh lemon juice
In heavy saucepan, mix together first three ingredients. Bring to boil, stirring constantly, boil for 5 minutes. Add pear and lemon rind. Return to boil and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in cranberries. Reduce heat and simmer for 3-5 minutes until cranberry skins pop. Remove ginger. Chill (up to 2 days). Stir in lemon juice just before serving.