- Description- a tasty beverage made from apples. Apple cider is pure and natural and won’t contain added sugar like an apple juice. The flavor of apple cider can vary depending on the variety of apples used in the making of the cider.
- Preparation- apple cider is raw apple juice. It has not gone through the process of filtering out all of the apple particles in the liquid
- Storage- Store apple cider in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Apple cider can also be frozen but be sure to take into account the expansion during the freezing process.
- Nutrition- potassium, iron
Recipes Using Apple Cider
A yummy way to turn your cider into dessert! You’ll need an ice cream machine for this one. Sarah spiced hers with some rosemary and cardamom for a delicious treat!
This version is made with thighs, but whatever you have on hand for chicken works! Tangy chicken, creamy butter, apple cider, balsamic vinegar, Sarah worked with what she had on-hand to make a delicious dinner.
Packed with herbs such as oregano and dill, “Our Favorite” brand barbecue sauce (available at the Springdell farmstand) goes great with this recipe, but (optional) fresh herbs and your favorite brand of barbecue sauce too! This is a great slow cooker recipe that ends with a quick trip under the broiler to make things crispy. Set it, forget it, and then make your dinner guests think you slaved cooking these!
I used a gluten free flour mix in my house but you can use regular AP flour if you so choose.
Plan on making it when you are home for the day just like with a roast or a chicken stock, except the end product isn’t a warm comfort food. Instead, it’s the perfect end to a comfort food meal.
This recipe calls for onion powder and maple sugar, but real onion and maple syrup or cream could be substituted after the dry rub.
A quick and simple elixir for a cold, you can’t go wrong with fresh cider and homemade cranberry sauce. Toss a cinnamon stick in there and you have a yummy treat.