What's the Difference Between Apple Juice and Apple Cider?

Oct 16, 2013

Near as I can figure out, the only difference is that fresh cider isn't filtered. It's brown and cloudy instead of brown and clear. Nancy just made some in the rig pictured above. 

In this week's episode, she lists just some of the many varieties of eating apples available around here right now.  But Americans didn't always grow apples to eat.

They grew them to drink. In fact, 19th century American apples grown from seed weren't much good for anything else. 

For the complete lowdown on apples check Amy Pennington's Apples from Harvest to Table.

"Stories should be as natural as apples, brief as lust, long as a thought."

--Leonard Michaels