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Cider, Hard and Sweet History, Traditions, and Making Your Own

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ISBN-10: 1581572077

ISBN-13: 9781581572070

Edition: 3rd

Authors: Ben Watson

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Cider is the new thing in today’s drinking world, even though it’s been around for centuries. In spite of its long and colorful history, cider has remained relatively underappreciated by the American public. The purchase in 2012 of a Vermont-based cidermaker for over $300 million signaled that this is all likely to change very soon.Richly informative and entertaining, Cider, Hard and Sweet is your go-to source for everything related to apples, cider, and ciderm aking. It includes great information on apple varieties, cidermaking basics, barrel fermentation, and recipes for cooking with cider—with instructions for making boiled cider and cider jelly, and recipes for dishes with cider braises…    
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List price: $38.95
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/2/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 210
Size: 0.71" wide x 0.90" long x 0.07" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Benjamin Watson is the editor of The Chelsea Green Reader . A longtime senior editor for Chelsea Green and other publishers, Watson specializes in books on sustainable agriculture, ecological gardening, and traditional foods and food culture. He is the author or coauthor of several nonfiction books, including Cider, Hard and Sweet , published by The Countryman Press/W.W. Norton. Watson's book writing and editing projects for Chelsea Green include Passport to Gardening, Slow Food , and The Slow Food Guide to New York City . Watson consults on heritage orchard and biodiversity projects around the country. He speaks frequently to audiences on the history and biological diversity of apples and…    

Preface to the Third Edition
The History of Cider
Apple Varieties for Cider
Swatt Cider: From Tree to Juice
Hard Cider: From Juice to Bottle
Cider Styles and Traditions
Tasting and Evaluating Cider
Perry, or Pear Cider
Stronger Waters: Cider Vinegar and Spirits
Cooking with Cider
Cidermaking: Beyond the Basics