Enjoy This Hard Cider−Infused Game Day Recipe
Presented by Angry Orchard
(NAPSI)—As football fans everywhere celebrate with tailgating festivities and game-day grilling, many are looking for a crisp and refreshing beverage to pair with traditional barbecue favorites and infuse in exciting new recipes. Hard cider is a fruit-forward and delicious alternative to beer and wine, making it a winning refreshment and recipe ingredient no matter the score.
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Hard cider provides a natural sweetness that calms the heat of flavorful and spicy dishes, such as hot wings and barbecue, and pairs well with classic grilling eats like burgers and hot dogs.
Hard cider’s apple-forward flavor also enhances pork dishes ideal for tailgating, such as the cider-infused Pulled Pork Crostini with Caramelized Apple recipe below.
Pulled Pork Crostini with Caramelized Apple
1 bottle Angry Orchard Crisp Apple
2 pounds pork shoulder
2 Tablespoons ground cumin
3 Tablespoons smoked paprika
3 Tablespoons Kosher salt
1 large white onion, chopped
6 garlic cloves, smashed
12-ounce can crushed tomato
½ cup apple cider vinegar
Olive oil as needed
24 French bread rounds
24 fresh sage leaves
Preheat oven to 250°
Note: Low and slow are the keys to making this pork shoulder tender and delicious; the apple cider and apple cider vinegar add enough tang and acid to help break down the meat and make it taste even better.
This dish pairs effortlessly with hard cider alone, but if you’re looking for a new tailgating tradition, try coupling it with Orchard Fest.
½ bottle Angry Orchard Crisp Apple
½ bottle Samuel Adams Octoberfest
Fill ½ pint glass with Samuel Adams Octoberfest. Top with Angry Orchard Crisp Apple.
For further recipes, facts and tips, go to www.AngryOrchard.com.
Refreshing food and drink can help your tailgating party taste like victory.
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