In autumn there is always an abundance of apples in farm country. Apples are a delicious fruit eaten raw or they can be cooked to make sauce, pies, chutney and cider for drinking. Cider can be “hard” (meaning the juice has been fermented to produce alcohol) or sweet – an unfiltered juice. Here is a Wiki-How to learn about making your own hard cider.
Cider must is the un-fermented sweet juice of apples and it is similar to wort used in making beer. In wine making grapes juice would be used for the same effect. Follow this link to a Wiki-how with complete instructions to make apple cider vinegar.
There are many health benefits associated with apple cider vinegar. In addition to culinary applications other uses range from an anti-fungal to hair tonic, home cleanser to digestive aid. It can help to balance your bodies PH and lower blood pressure. It is useful for reducing heartburn, repelling fleas on pets and soothe sunburn. Follow this link to learn some of the common ways ACV is used for better health.
Follow this link to learn more about “the mother” an essential element found in unfiltered and non-pasteurized apple cider vinegar.