• Heritage Ciders from Tannic Apples: New England’s OG Wine
  • Heritage Ciders from Tannic Apples: New England’s OG Wine

    Your favorite apples from the grocery store don’t have much in the way of tannin, and they make an alcoholic cider that New Englanders from the Founding Fathers time would have scorned - cider was once the wine of the Northeast, and today heritage ciders are bringing back that tradition. 

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Sea Buckthorn Oxymel

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This is a potent way to preserve sea buckthorn’s medicinal qualities. At the first onset of feeling sick, take 1 teaspoon oxymel, 3–5 times a day. Recipe courtesy of Whole Systems Design..

 

Ingredients

  • Freshly harvested se buckthorn berries
  • honey
  • apple cider vinegar

Directions

Crush freshly harvested sea buckthorn berries into a glass or stainless steel bowl so that you are left with only juice. (You may save the pulp and seeds to make fruit leather. To do so, mix in honey and spread out in a dehydrator.)

Mix roughly 1⁄3 parts honey to taste.

Mix 1⁄6 parts apple cider vinegar.

Drink immediately or store it several months in the refrigerator.

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