The holiday season is in full swing and one of the festive tastes that come along with it is the warm rich, sweet smell of apple cider. Whether you enjoy a old fashioned apple cider drink or like mixing it into fun recipes such as cake and donuts, there are endless options for you to create and enjoy this holiday flavor this season! Here are a few recipes that use apple cider in both food and drinks for our Sagamore residents.
Hot Spiced Cider: You can never go wrong with a hot cider to curl up with on a cold winter night. This recipe is as easy as it comes with just three ingredients and just 15 minutes of waiting! Take six cups of cider and add cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon sticks to make for the perfect nighttime beverage. If you are wondering where you can grab these ingredients try the Grand Bazaar market which is open every Sunday on the Upper West Side! If you are looking to add a twist to an apple cider drink, try this recipe which includes rum and a few extra ingredients for that extra flavor!
Apple Cider Glaze: If you are looking to bring cider to the dinner table, this apple cider glaze goes great on chicken, fish and several pork dishes! Here is a recipe for Apple Cider Glazed Pork Chops that are sure to be at hit at the dinner table! The glaze also makes a great topping to any salmon dish. Here you can find an Apple Cider Glaze for Salmon with a rich and thick coating that brings out the best of the salmon flavor.
Apple Cider Doughnuts: While these bakery treats are time consuming, they are a traditional fall favorite and well worth the wait! These donuts are best homemade and you can make them right in your Sagamore kitchen! The Food Network recommends following their recipe for the best donuts.
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