What a way to enjoy this season of apples! This apple butter could not be any easier. Add sugar and spices to the slices of apples then let the crock pot do the rest. Preserve it to share with friends and to enjoy for months to come.
You won’t need your own still to make this knock-out, spicy, fruity Apple Pie Moonshine. Known for sneaking up on you, but that comes more from the fact that it is easy to drink a lot of the smooth and delicious brew than high alcohol content.
Have an apple tree? Don't miss the chance to make a wonderful jam thickener or fruit tart glaze. This recipe uses unripe apples to make a natural pectin stock, then turns the stock into a shelf-stable jelly.
Making wild vinegar is really neat, but what happens when you use that up and it's not cider pressing season yet? I tested out a theory using store-bought, pasteurized cider and the "gunk" left in my raw cider jar. Did it work? "Mother" says yes!
I absolutely love have little living science experiments going on in my kitchen, its gives me that feeling of boyhood wonder crossed with being a mad scientist. Quite some time ago I read Wild Fermentation, and it absolutely compelled me to make this
Technically a conserve, savor is a melange of quince, apple and pear, with almonds and walnuts, plus any other nuts that you like; we used hazelnuts. Recipe by Marzia Brigante from the Punk Domestics trip to Italy in January, 2012.
This is one of the more interesting dishes we've made; this one isn't for everyone. The apples remain crisp but much of their sweetness has been replaced with a tartness. These will be great in a slaw for fish tacos or a chutney.