The Woodchuck Apple ‘n Pumpkin Pie

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With only one day until Thanksgiving, you may have already started the inevitable internal battle between Apple and Pumpkin Pie. Which one should you bring to your family feast? Which one do you let yourself indulge in after such a huge meal? Both are holiday favorites, and staples at any Thanksgiving table. Well what if we told you that you didn’t need to choose? It may be time to check out the Woodchuck Apple ’n Pumpkin Pie!

The Woodchuck® Apple ’n Pumpkin Pie

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The Woodchuck Amber Can Turkey

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It’s the big kahuna. The centerpiece. One dish that brings an entire family together for a day. It’s the Thanksgiving Turkey. From cranberry sauce to stuffing this bird is a juicy and delicious base for every mouthful. With such a noteworthy dish, comes many different options for preparation. A turkey can be baked, smoked, or deep-fried. It can be cooked with stuffing, vegetables, and even sometimes a chicken and a duck (Oh, those TurDucKens)! Even with these endless recipes, we couldn’t help but put our own spin on such a specialty. So introducing…

Woodchuck® Amber Can Turkey!

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The Woodchuck Winter Chill Cider Gravy

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No Thanksgiving plate is complete without a ladle from that delicious gravy boat. It’s an accent on every mouthwatering bite, and pulls an entire meal together. Whether it’s a pool within your mashed potatoes, or a drizzle over your entire dish, gravy sneaks onto almost everyone’s plate in some shape or form. As for the recipes? Ingredients can include the stock from your turkey, just chicken broth, or…. Cider!

The Woodchuck® Winter Chill Cider Gravy

The Woodchuck® Winter Chill Cider Gravy is a great recipe option, using one of our seasonals. The Winter Chill cider is aged with French and traditional oak, and is finished with a touch of vanilla. This on top of the drippings from your turkey, or a savory chicken broth creates an unbeatable combination. Intrigued? Well here’s that simple recipe to spice up that Thanksgiving feast!

The Woodchuck®  Winter Chill Cider Gravy

This recipe yields 8-10 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups of Turkey Stock, or Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup of Woodchuck®  Seasonal Winter Chill
  • 6 tbsp. of unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup of flour
  • 1 tsp. parsley
  • Dash of salt and pepper

Recipe:

Over medium-heat, combine the flour and the butter in a saucepan. Whisk this mixture until smooth.

Once the mixture is smooth, add both the Turkey stock (or Chicken Broth) and the Woodchuck® Winter Chill with continuous stirring. Add the parsley, and a dash of salt and pepper. Continue to stir and let cook for 4-5 minutes.

Find your finest gravy boat, fill with the mouth-watering gravy, and stick right on your Thanksgiving table!

Interested in more Thanksgiving recipes? Well here’s a couple more to try!

Sausage and Woodchuck® Granny Smith Cider Stuffing

Woodchuck® 802 Cider Cranberry Sauce

The Woodchuck® Fall Cider Apple Pie

Double up on the Woodchuck® Cider Pumpkin Bread

 

Sausage and Woodchuck Granny Smith Cider Stuffing

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You know it’s Thanksgiving when you walk into the kitchen and your senses are filled with that mouth-watering smell of stuffing. Whether baked in a pan, or cooked right in the turkey, this flavor burst of a dish is often the first hit on the buffet line. As a recipe in our Woodchuck® Wednesday Thanksgiving Countdown, we’ve put our own cider spin on the holiday delicacy.

Sausage and Woodchuck® Granny Smith Cider Stuffing!

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Woodchuck Presents: Throwback Thursday

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As the original American hard cider, we have a bit of history in our back pocket.  It’s high time we started sharing some of that history and pairing it with some cultural highlights of years gone by.  Let’s call it Throwback Thursday, Woodchuck® Style.

Best grab your Starter Jacket because for this first installment, we’re taking it back to 1991.  The Grunge Revolution was beginning to build steam with the likes of Nirvana and Pearl Jam.  Stone-washed jeans and Reebok pumps were all the fad, and Super Nintendo was just being released in the U.S.

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Head up north to Proctorsville, VT during that time, and you find the start of the Woodchuck story.  A wine maker decided to tinker with apples in a two car garage and Woodchuck Amber is born.  The recipe remains the same today… we just make more of  it!

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What else was happening in 1991?

  • The Internet is made available for unrestricted commercial use and the number of computers on the internet reaches 1 million.
  • Operation Desert Storm begins with air strikes against Iraq.
  • The NY Giants win the Super Bowl XXV beating the Buffalo Bills by just one point. It is the only Super Bowl to be decided by one point to this day.
  • The price of gas hovered around $1 a gallon!

 

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