Fruity Mary Punch (New Year's Eve)
sliced, any kind
halved, seeded and sliced
canned or fresh
Add water and brown sugar in a Dutch oven.
Cook over medium-high heat, stirring often, until the sugar has dissolved, 2 to 3 minutes.
Stir in wine, apple, orange, pineapple and star anise.
Reduce the heat to medium and cook for another 10 to 12 minutes.
Stir in orange curaçao and cook for 6 minutes more.
Discard star anise.
Serve the punch in heat-safe wineglasses or coffee cups.
Use spoon to add some fruit into each glass.