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Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is touted for its health benefits and is commonly used in dressings and marinades.

It is made by crushing apples, taking the liquid and adding yeast and bacteria. As a result, the mixture begins to ferment and the turn into alcohol, during a second ferment, the alcohol becomes vinegar.

Seasonality

Year-Round

Selection & Storage

Apple cider vinegar should be stored in a cool, dry place.

Clever Uses

Combine 1 part apple cider vinegar with 4 parts water and use as a toner for your face.

If you have cats who love to bite cords, rub a bit of apple cider vinegar on the cord. This should keep your cats at bay.

Moreover, if one of your furry friends pees on a blanket or carpet, add a bit of apple cider vinegar to the laundry when you wash these items.

Food Science

During the second ferment, acetic acid is added giving the apple cider vinegar a sour taste.

Cooking Tips

Use apple cider vinegar to deglaze a pan.

Combine apple cider vinegar with olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon, and honey for an easy dressing.

Combine apple cider vinegar, sweetener, ground ginger, and water. Refrigerate for at least two hours and enjoy as a refreshing drink.

Use apple cider vinegar to add tang to marinades for pork and ham.

Health Benefits

Over the years, apple cider vinegar has been celebrated for its many benefits. Many believe apple cider vinegar helps the body maintain a healthy pH, regulate blood sugar, and lower blood pressure.

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