Hot Spiced Apple Cider"I love serving this because it feels intimate and cozy. You can spike it as much or as little as you please." --Sara Ruffin Costello Ingredients 2 quarts apple cider Six 3-inch cinnamon sticks 1 medium orange 1/8 cup whole cloves Rum Cinnamon sticks for serving 1. Pour apple cider into a slow cooker. 2. With a toothpick, poke holes all around the orange, about 3/4 inch apart. Then poke cloves into the toothpick holes in orange. Drop orange into slow cooker. 3. Cook on low for about 4 hours. 4. Ladle into mugs along with an ounce of rum. 5. Add a cinnamon stick. It's decorative and delicious.