Posts by Michele Kornegay

Go-To Topping for Your Favorite Dishes: Caramelized Onions with Cider

It’s Day 3 of our United States Association of Cider Makers’ #PickCider recipe showcase! We’ve already shared a tangy cider BBQ sauce recipe and an easy-as-can-be recipe for cider-spiked pickles. Next we turn to a recipe that will make your favorite savory dish sing: caramelized onions with cider. Everything tastes better with this savory, sweet, hard cider-kissed topping. Generously garnish pizzas, chicken,…

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Make a Side Dish to Savor: Cider-Spiked Pickles

To celebrate the launch of the United States Association of Cider Makers’ #PickCider campaign, all this week we’ll be highlighting some of the USACM’s most cider-erific recipes. Yesterday we shared a not-so-secret cider BBQ sauce recipe. Today it’s time for pickles to take the spotlight. You’re sure to be the hit of the party when you tote these…

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Heat Up Your Summer with This Cider BBQ Sauce Recipe

It’s the time of year when weekend warriors are firing up the grill and showing off their stuff at backyard barbecues and family gatherings. Looking for recipes that will wow the crowd? The United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) is back with its #PickCider campaign, which is chock full of recipes that will be the star…

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Save the Dates for Oregon Cider Week (June 15–25)

Get ready for a cider celebration of epic proportions. The Northwest Cider Association has announced that the sixth annual Oregon Cider Week will take place from June 15–25. This 10-day celebration invites one and all, from cidermakers to chefs, to showcase Northwest cider in a variety of special events, featured menus, happy hours, tap takeovers and…

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Stowe Cider Looks to Move to New Production Facility This Summer

Stowe Cider is looking to move its production to a new facility, according to a report in Stowe Today. The move to the new 4,000-square-foot location will enable the cidery to quadruple its production. Construction is planned for this summer if state permits are approved. Local permits have already been secured. The owners anticipate that all permissions…

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Dream of Opening a Cidery? Enroll in OSU’s Craft Cidery Workshop

The market is ready for fresh, innovative ciders. Are you up to the challenge? Oregon State University is inviting those who would love to enter the business of cider to enroll in its Craft Cidery Startup Workshop on June 11–15. Taught by seasoned cider industry practitioners, the workshop will cover the logistics of starting your own craft…

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Ploughman Cider Announces 2 New Releases & Upcoming Events

Pennsylvania’s Ploughman Cider has announced two new ciders and a full roster of late spring and summer events. Rosedale, scheduled for a mid-May release and weighing in at 8.5% ABV, is a dry cider crafted with Rosedale crabapples. According to Ploughman, “Thanks to some amateur level panking from cidermaker Dr. Edwin Winzeler [and Ploughman’s Ben Wenk],…

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Gettysburg Foundation Recruits Release Second Centennial Cider

Gettysburg Foundation’s Recruits recently reaped the benefits from their special reserve batch of Centennial Cider, raising $640 for preservation of the orchards on the Gettysburg battlefield. This is the second philanthropic donation from this burgeoning group, who donated over $800 toward orchard preservation in December. Thanks to a strong partnership with Good Intent Cider and…

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Cider Week Colorado & The Pressed Conference Return to Denver (May 22–28)

Cider Week Colorado and The Pressed Conference are making a triumphant return to Denver on May 22–28 for a weeklong celebration and cider festival that will bring together cidermakers, enthusiasts, aficionados and orchardists from the Rocky Mountain region. “Cider is really happening now! But actually it’s been happening for a while, we’re just getting the word out,”…

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This Just In: USACM Announces Dates for CiderCon 2018

The United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) today announced that its eighth annual CiderCon conference will take place January 31–February 2, 2018, at the Waterfront Marriott in Baltimore, Maryland. CiderCon is the premier annual opportunity for the cider community to gather, share ideas, collaborate and learn. “We’re really excited about being on the East…

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