1 Macintosh (or Granny Smith) apple, peeled, cored, chopped into bite size pieces
pinch or two or orange zest
2/3 cup orange juice (freshly squeezed is the best)
1/3 cup brandy
2/3 cup white sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 piece of crystallized ginger
1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
Dash of Balsamic vinegar
In a large sauce pan combine all the ingredients and bring to a boil over medium heat. Continue boiling for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium low and continue to cook for another 10 minutes. Stir occasionally.
Cool and refrigerate. Best if made one day ahead of use.