CROCKPOT MULLED CIDER
Peel from 1/2 orange, cut up
6 inches stick cinnamon, broken
1 one-inch piece ginger root, peeled and thinly sliced
1 teaspoon whole allspice
8 cups apple cider or apple juice
1 cup apple brandy (optional)
1/4 cup honey
Tie orange peel, cinnamon, ginger root, and allspice in an 8-inch
square of 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth.
Combine apple cider or juice, apple brandy (if desired), and honey
in a 3 1/2-, 4-, or 5-quart crockery cooker. Add spice bag. Cover
and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat
setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Remove and discard spice bag. Ladle
cider into cups. Makes 8 eight-ounce servings if you didn't use
apple brandy, 9 if you did.