This perfect fall recipe is the side-dish you have been searching for! The bourbon, honey and blueberries create a uniquely sweet and tangy blend of flavors, sure to complement your next big meal.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For a spice bag, place cinnamon and allspice in the center of a double-thick, 6-inch square of 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth. Bring up corners; tie closed with clean kitchen string.

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  • In a 4- to 6-quart stainless-steel, enamel, or nonstick heavy pot, combine vinegar and spice bag. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Add blueberries and bourbon. Cook over medium heat for about 8 minutes or just until syrup is heated through, gently shaking the pot (to avoid breaking the berries, do not stir). Remove from heat; cover and let stand at room temperature for 8 to 12 hours.

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  • Remove spice bag; discard. Pour the blueberry mixture into a colander set over a large bowl; reserve liquid.

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  • Ladle blueberries into hot, sterilized half-pint canning jars, leaving a 1/2-inch headspace.

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  • For syrup, return the reserved liquid to the pot; stir in honey. Bring to boiling, stirring occasionally. Boil, uncovered, for about 5 minutes or until syrup is slightly thickened. Ladle hot syrup over blueberries, leaving a 1/2-inch headspace. Wipe jar rims; adjust lids. Discard any remaining syrup.

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  • Process filled jars in a boiling-water canner for 10 minutes (start timing when water returns to boiling). Remove jars from canner; cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

112 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 2 mg sodium. 61 mg potassium; 27 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 25 g sugar; 0 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 49 IU vitamin a; 5 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 4 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 10 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

Reviews (2)

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07/27/2015
CAN I MAKE IT WITHOUT THE BOURBON
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07/29/2013
I haven't tried this yet, but have a question. Step 3 says to cool at room temperature for 8-12 hours and Step 5 says to ladle hot berries into jars. How do you suggest reheating the berries without liquid? Microwave?