Spotlight Recipe: Mulled Apple Cider

Warm up with a mug of mulled cider.

Cozy up next to the fire with a warming mug of Ellie Krieger's Mulled Apple Cider. The cinnamon sticks lend this drink a holiday scent, and the fresh orange slices add vitamin C and potassium.

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Apple Cider Everything

Six seasonal dishes that showcase fresh apple cider.

What Is Apple Cider?

And what’s the difference between apple cider and apple juice?

How to Make Apple Cider

This fun fall project doesn't require any fancy tools — and we've got some great ideas for how to use the cider you make (or buy!).

Spindrift’s New Spiced Apple Drink Is “Neither Cider nor Seltzer”

The brand’s first seasonal flavor is offered in both sparkling and spiked varieties.

Spotlight Recipe: Apple Bites

This so-simple idea might leave you saying "duh!" but pop these cinnamon-dusted apples in your mouth and that will become a definite "mmm..."

Alex's Perfect Mulled Apple Cider for Halloween

This Halloween, I’m taking a break from the usual pumpkin-related suspects and immersing myself in this mulled apple cider.

Spotlight Recipes: Granita

Dig in to these delicious frozen treats that are reminiscent of Italian ices. Granita’s are harder in texture than sorbets and contain less sugar. To make a granita, cook up a simple sugar (combo of sugar and water) and add flavors such as coffee, mint, juice and wine along with fruit. Once the mixture has begun to freeze (it takes about 3 hours), scrape the ice crystals every so often as they start to form. Once frozen, scoop and serve.

Spotlight Recipe: Michelada

Want something more exciting than bottled beer for your game-day bash? If your friends are Bloody Mary fans, this Mexican cocktail might be a winner. Lime and hot sauce liven up the flavor without adding calories.

Spotlight Recipes: Chutney

Chutney is a simmered-down or pureed combo of fruit (or veggies), spices and herbs. Instead of deep frying or drowning your fish, pork or meat in heavy sauces, opt for a tangy bite of chutney instead.

Spotlight Recipes: Gazpacho

Enjoy a refreshingly cool (and super healthy) soup this summer. Traditional gazpacho is a pureed mixture of fresh tomatoes, sweet bell peppers, onions, celery and cucumbers but don’t be afraid to get creative. Shake things up—blend a batch of watermelon, red pepper or white grape gazpacho instead.