Top-ranked recipe named "Winter Dried Fruit Compote"
Cut dried fruit into bite-sized pieces.Combine all ingredients (except brandy) in medium saucepan. Cook gently over medium heat until fruit is soft and tender and liquid is mostly absorbed. Add more orange juice, if necessary. Add brandy, if using, during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Remove cinnamon sticks. Serve with crème fraiche, whipped cream, or vanilla ice cream.