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Cider Food Pairings

Cider Loves Food: Pairing with Soups and Stews

By Meredith Collins / March 25, 2022 /

I know it’s technically spring, but in upstate New York it’s still a time of cold, blustery storm systems and lots of mud. It’s not that I don’t love spring; I do. Every springtime first — a robin, patch of daffodils or brunch invitation — is to be celebrated! I just need a bit of…

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Valentine's Sweets and Cider

Cider Loves Food: Valentine’s Day Treats & Cider

By Meredith Collins / February 4, 2022 /

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day and whether you’re coupled up, ready to celebrate Galentine’s Day, or you’re more in the mood for some solo self-care, it’s time for dessert and cider. Though there’s no end to the number of available sweet treats for this holiday, I’m including recipes for homemade affairs. I always find that making…

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cider for holidays meals

Cider Loves Food: Holiday Meals and Winter Feasts

By Meredith Collins / December 15, 2021 /

In our column, “Cider Loves Food,” contributor Meredith Collins (blogger extraordinaire at Along Came a Cider) suggests the perfect ciders to help take your meals to the next level. We are quickly approaching the season of winter holidays. Between now and mid-January, we’ll pass through many celebrations and observations. Whether your favorite tradition consists of a marathon rewatch…

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cider and tapas pairings

Cider Loves Food: Spanish Tapas

By Meredith Collins / November 3, 2021 /

Returning to small dinner parties has been one of my favorite perks of post-COVID vaccination life. Recently, I hosted a Spanish Tapas evening with a small gathering of friends. I worked on the menu for a couple of weeks ahead of time, choosing a manageable number of simple dishes so that I could enjoy the…

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Plant-based cider pairings

Cider Loves Food: Plant-Based Awesomeness

By Meredith Collins / September 27, 2021 /

I feel like so much vegetarian and vegan food gets a completely unfair rap that simultaneously hearkens back to crunchy potlucks and/or futuristic lab-based sci-fi food. Neither of these is true, and so many plant-based foods are wonderful! Much of my family became either vegetarian or vegan back in the 90s, so I’ve been making…

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cider food pairings

Cider Loves Food: Pasties and Hand Pies

By Meredith Collins / August 5, 2021 /

In our column, “Cider Loves Food,” contributor Meredith Collins (blogger extraordinaire at Along Came a Cider) is looking at different cuisines and finding the perfect ciders to help take your meals to the next level. There comes a time, particularly in the summer, when I just don’t want to cook. Maybe it’s Thursday and I’ve cooked every night…

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Cider and Grilling Pairings

Cider Loves Food: Grilled Cookout Fare

By Meredith Collins / June 24, 2021 /

In our column, “Cider Loves Food,” contributor Meredith Collins (blogger extraordinaire at Along Came a Cider) is looking at different cuisines and finding the perfect ciders to help take your meals to the next level. It’s so warm here today that I had to rescue my potted basil from a sunny window. Eek! This seems…

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Cider and food pairings

Cider Loves Food: CSA Veggies Pairings

By Meredith Collins / June 15, 2021 /

In our monthly column, “Cider Loves Food,” contributor Meredith Collins (blogger extraordinaire at Along Came a Cider) is looking at different cuisines and finding the perfect ciders to help take your meals to the next level. It’s summer: the season of grilling, picnics and lakeside barbeques! Where I live, it’s also the season when a…

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Cider Loves Food: Hometown Heroes

By Meredith Collins / May 12, 2021 /

In our column, “Cider Loves Food,” contributor Meredith Collins (blogger extraordinaire at Along Came a Cider) is looking at different cuisines and finding the perfect ciders to help take your meals to the next level. I’m so happy to have the chance to really geek out by combining two of my favorite topics: cider pairings and regional cuisine.…

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Cider Loves Food: Thai-Food Pairings

By Meredith Collins / January 13, 2021 /

In our column, “Cider Loves Food,” contributor Meredith Collins (blogger extraordinaire at Along Came a Cider) is looking at different cuisines and finding the perfect ciders to help take your meals to the next level. I’ll never forget falling in love with Thai food. My first experience was eating it with my best friend in…

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Cider Loves Food: Snacks Pairings

By Meredith Collins / January 5, 2021 /

Winter is a great time for snack plates. Going out might not be super appealing, and the holidays are now in our rearview mirror, but there are still some fun reasons to socialize coming up with the Super Bowl so many movies being released straight to on-demand. But, do you really need a reason to…

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