The Fall Holidays, or “Fallidays”, bring some of my favorite festive treats, which I’m sharing in this series. For me, hot bevvies like this Ginger Apple Cider sit way above the glorified Pumpkin Spice Latte. Sorrynotsorry.
Favorite Falliday Recipes
I use flavored Balsamic Vinegars to add instant Falliday Spirit to salad dressings, hot beverages, and even baked goods. Each recipe idea features a Balsamic Vinegar that I purchased from a local vendor, Third Street Oil & Vinegar! However you can find these flavors on Amazon as well or better yet, your local oil and vinegar purveyor.
Ginger Apple Cider
W/ GINGER JUICE & GRAVENSTEIN APPLE BALSAMIC VINEGAR
This last weekend I filled a large crock pot with Ginger Apple Cider. For three rainy, cold days we sipped hot cider at will as we did projects around the house. It was glorious. This recipe is great for long, weekend family gatherings; it stays hot and ready to serve and it’s easy to replenish.
- Apple Juice – I used 64 oz jugs. One to start + one to refill.
- Cinnamon Sticks – grab a bag full in the spice section
- Ginger Juice, straight up – I use the unsweetened from The Ginger People
- Gravenstein Apple Balsamic Vinegar
- Optional: A mulling spice bag with nutmeg, clove, etc.
- Adult Optional: Liquor to taste. Maybe a bourbon? Mmmm.
- Pour one 64 oz container of apple juice into the crockpot. Turn on low.
- Add 3 or 4 cinnamon sticks. Add more if you really love cinnamon.
- Add 1/2 cup ginger juice & 2 Tbs Gravenstein Apple Balsamic Vinegar. Or just add it to taste. Ginger juice is strong and you might love it less than I.
- Let it sit until hot (especially if you add a spice bag) and aromatic. Then put your crock pot on warm and serve it up.
- If you add a liquor, I like to stir it in just before serving.
- Replenish with more apple juice, cinnamon sticks, and splashes of ginger juice as needed.
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What are your favorite Falliday food traditions?
Thanks for letting me share my favorite fall food ideas and if it inspires you, I’d love to hear about it! If you liked this, definitely try the Dirty Pear Toddy. I think I should work on a spiced hot cocoa next!