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Recipe: Cider Cranberry Relish

By Emily Kovach / November 17, 2022 /

There are two types of people in this world: those who crave processed cranberry sauce from a can, and those who will turn down anything but the homemade kind. Actually, there is a third type of person, too ⁠— the one for whom hard cider is a key ingredient in their cranberry sauce recipe! It…

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Recipe: Cider Sage Compound Butter

By Emily Kovach / September 6, 2022 /

Compound butter is just a fancy name for flavored butter, which is one of the easiest and most straightforward ways to add flavor to pretty much anything. Even something as simple as roasted veggies, biscuits, or (sadly, this happens all too often) under-seasoned turkey or chicken is totally transformed with one swipe of compound butter.…

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Cider Peach Smash

Recipe: Cider Peach Smash Cocktail

By Emily Kovach / June 30, 2022 /

 By definition, a “smash” must contain the following things: ice, seasonal fruit, liquor and herbs. What you get from this divine combination of ingredients is a refreshing, fruity cocktail that you literally want to smash into your face until the brutality of summer heat can’t touch you anymore. (Also, smashes are so easy to…

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Recipe: Ginger Cider Granita

By Emily Kovach / May 24, 2022 /

Want to learn a cool new party trick? Make a batch of ginger cider granita. Granita is a fancy-sounding Italian dessert that’s actually the easiest thing in the world to pull together. Essentially, you make a sweetened liquid, and then freeze it, stirring it with a fork every half-hour or so. When it starts to…

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Recipe: Cider Mint Julep

By Emily Kovach / May 5, 2022 /

The mint julep is a classic American cocktail, dating back to the 18th century, when mint-infused spirits were often administered with medicine to help calm stomach troubles (what a concept, huh?). The version of it that we now know, with muddled mint, sugar and bourbon over crushed ice, was exported from the American South in…

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Recipe: Cider-Spiked Apple Salsa Verde

By Emily Kovach / May 5, 2022 /

Like any good cider-lover, we wanted to infuse as much apple goodness into this recipe as possible. This cider-spiked salsa verde is tart, bright, totally addictive, and the apple adds a touch of sweetness to round it out. And, it’s so easy to prepare and makes a large amount for a party or to freeze in batches. You’ll…

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Cider Recipes

Recipe: Simple Slow-Cooker Cider Chicken Tacos

By Emily Kovach / May 5, 2022 /

Here’s a tasty cider chicken taco recipe that’s so easy to make! It’s a crowd-pleasing recipe that is ideal for busy weeknights, potlucks or a party. It uses only a few ingredients and, since it’s kissed with cider, it has a subtle sweet and tangy taste that our friends and family crave. Simple Slow-Cooker Cider…

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Recipe: Jalapeño Pitcher Ciderita

By Emily Kovach / May 3, 2022 /

When planning your next fiesta, try this little life hack: Instead of setting up an elaborate cocktail station or a full bar, offer a few kinds of cold cider in a cooler or the fridge, and one signature cocktail. To make things even easier on yourself, make the cocktail a batch cocktail, something you can…

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Recipe: Hard Cider Cheese Sauce with Soft Pretzels

By Emily Kovach / April 26, 2022 /

We’ve extolled the virtues of cider and cheese many times, from shouting out cider-washed cheese collaborations, to offering a handy primer on how to construct a cider-friendly cheese board, to suggesting cheese and cider pairings. And so our love affair with this most gorgeous of combos continues with a wondrously decadent recipe for cheese and…

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