Mulled Local Cider

  • 1/2 gallon local apple cider
  • 3 strips orange peel
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 slice 1/16 inch fresh ginger

Put liquid, orange peel and spices into a 3 quart sauce pot. Bring to a simmer over high heat. Reduce heat to low and lightly simmer for 30 minutes. Serve hot with your favorite winter cookies or spice cake.