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Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar 

How to Make Vinegar From Apple Scraps | Homesteading


How to make vinegar in 4 easy steps. 

All you need are some apple scraps to make homemade apple cider vinegar on the homestead!
Use this vinegar recipe to learn how to make apple cider vinegar at home. Making your own vinegar means that there won’t be any preservatives added to it. The vinegar will definitely taste better because you can customize its taste!

There are many varieties of this tangy, fermented liquid, but the most common variation is apple cider vinegar. 


Dark, glass bottles
You will need organically-grown apples, some dark glass bottles and a little bit of patience.

Step 1:

Wash your apples and cut into small pieces.

Make a mush out of the apples by hand or with your trusted electric juicer or food processor, then strain it through a muslin bag. You can also use apple scraps for this so the next time you’re baking lots of apple pies, remember to save the peelings and the cores.

Step 2:

Store juice in clean, dark, glass bottles.

Cover the glass bottles with several pieces of cheesecloth held in place with string or a rubber band 
Step 3: 

Store in cool, dark place.

Let it sit for about six months, and let nature do the rest.

Step 4: Strain, bottle and cork.

You’ve learned how to make vinegar in a bottle! Store covered in the refrigerator to preserve freshness.



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