Making The Best Apple Cider
By Annie Proulx
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Sweet apple cider is a delicious and refreshing drink, esteemed by centuries of farm workers for its thirst-quenching powers. This country bulletin is about making the best apple cider. The following areas are covered in this bulletin: Equipment for cider making. The grinder. The press. Pressing bags and cloths. Filter cloth. Primary container. Plastic siphon tubing. Plastic funnel. Storage containers. Which apples make the best cider? Differences in apples. Perfect apple ciders. Blending. Wild apples.
Some things to think about. Finding apples. Steps to making apple cider. 1. Apple harvest and "sweating". 2. Selecting apples for blending. 3. Washing. 4. Milling or grinding. 5. Pressing. 6. Blending the juices. 7. Filtering. Storing and preserving your sweet cider. Refrigeration, Freezing, Pasteurizing in bulk or bottle, Cider Concentrate. Hard cider. Making basic hard cider. Making Apple Cider Vinegar. What to do with leftover pomace. Cider in the kitchen with several delicious Fall harvest recipes including Baked Beans in Apple Cider.
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