If for some reason, the apple pieces still do not sink to the bottom after 2 weeks but the mixture smells alcoholic, proceed to the next step anyway. The uses for raw apple cider vinegar are seemingly endless. E-mail required. Apples naturally contain yeasts on the outside of their skin.
I have a friend that makes homemade apple cider vinegar. Always wash your equipment well before beginning and prepare the apples by washing in cold water and scrubbing off any dirty spots from the apples, cutting off any bad spots before pressing.
Your homemade apple cider vinegar can be used not only in the kitchen and for cleaning. After a month or so, when the fermenting cider is no longer actively bubbling, and the anaerobic fermentation has slowed down, remove the airlock or cap if you used one. My space there is limited. I mentioned it to my husband and we talked about lost arts and using everything… then I see this today!
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The apple cider vinegar serves as a fruit wash to kill bacteria and remove any fungicide or pesticide residue. We went apple picking last year and had so many leftover cores from our applesauce.
Too bad I have to wait for the apples to grow. Previous Post: Would never have thought it was possible to make vinegar. Where did you learn this?
If you are going to go to the trouble of making apple cider vinegar, always make it raw for maximum benefits. I ended up looking at them for about a week and a half trying to decide what to do with them. Never would have even thought possible. Enter Email Confirm Email. Would this effect the vinegar at all or have I found the perfect use for my apples?