Berry Sauce

2 cups Fresh Strawberry / or Blueberries
1/3 cup Sugar
1 tbs Lemon Juice
1/4 tsp Rind Lemon
2 tsp Cornstarch
2 tbs Cognac

*** Cook berries in sugar (more if fresh) just until hot. Add lemon juice, grated lemon rind and simmer 5 minutes. Force through a sieve. Mix together cornstarch and cognac till smooth; add berry mixture and cook over low heat, stirring constantly until it is clear and thickened. Sauce may be served hot or cold. Serve over fruit or ice cream.

Yield: 4 Servings

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana