4 medium oranges2 c. sugar
2 c. vodka or rum
Squeeze juice from oranges; reserve peel from one orange. Cut peel into strips. Add water to juice to make two cups. In saucepan combine juice, peel, and sugar. Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat and simmer on low for five minutes. Cool. Pour into half-gallon screw-top jar. Stir in vodka or rum. Cover with lid. Let stand at room temperature for three to four weeks. Strain before serving. Yield: five cups.