Cider Recipes

Keep It Cool with Austin Eastciders’ BBC Cocktail Recipe

Texas-based Austin Eastciders recently released its Blood Orange Cider, and the cider-sipping crowds are already going wild over this new, innovative flavor combination. In addition to drinking the Blood Orange Cider in its natural state, there are also ways to use the citrus-infused beverage in a number of cocktail recipes. One to try this summer? Austin…

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#PickCider Recipe Roundup for Summer 2017

The United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) is encouraging drinkers to choose hard cider to sip this summer with its #PickCider campaign. “Many in the food world assume cider is only a fall drink,” says USACM executive director Michelle McGrath. “But American drinkers start their ‘cider season’ on Memorial Day and choose cider for trips to the swimming…

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Rave-Worthy Recipe: Bacon Cider Butter

On Day 4 of our United States Association of Cider Makers’ #PickCider recipe showcase, we want to share a recipe that can be used in multiple meals! Over the past few days you have been treated to recipes for zesty cider BBQ sauce, tempting cider-spiked pickles and savory caramelized onions with cider. Now it’s time to feature a go-to condiment that’s perfect for topping corn, biscuits, grilled vegetables or…

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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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Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend with Angry Party Punch

Want to impress your Memorial Day party guests? Treat them to a cider-infused party punch! This cider punch recipe, courtesy of Angry Orchard Hard Cider, combines Angry Orchard’s Summer Honey cider with vodka, wine and a few more ingredients for a refreshing punch that’s perfect for entertaining crowds of all sizes. Break out the punchbowl and…

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The Cinco de Mayo Cider Cocktail Recipe You Need to Make This Year

When thinking about beverage options for Cinco de Mayo, chances are that margaritas and straight-up tequila come to mind. If you want to take your Cinco de Mayo sipping up a notch, Angry Orchard Hard Cider is offering up a fruit-essence Cinco de Mayo cider cocktail recipe—the Angry-rita. Give it a try, and tell us what you think! Angry-rita Ingredients…

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5 Hard Cider Recipes to Get You Through the End of Winter

Sometimes all the inspiration you need to get into the kitchen and start cooking can be found at your fingertips. We’re big fans of social media at Cider Culture (check us out on Facebook and Instagram!), and we love using our daily newsfeeds as inspiration for ways to combine our two loves: cider and food. With the winter…

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Romantic Recipe: Oysters with Cider-Ginger Mignonette

I love a cold, fresh, well-shucked oyster and order them as often as possible when I spy them on a menu. My idea of an ideal meal is having a glass of cider in one hand while shooting oysters with the other (okay, and a cheese plate … I always want a cheese plate). Cider and…

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3 Valentine’s Day Cocktails to Celebrate Cider Love

In case you hadn’t heard, it’s Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re head-over-heels in love, proudly independent or full-on “it’s complicated,” we think you’ll find room in your heart for one of these cider cocktails. Here are three options to consider: Fresh Pear Cocktail Ripe pears are considered an aphrodisiac by many cultures because they can be wonderfully juicy and…

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