Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
What I love about Pontack Sauce is that it doesn’t have any added sugar, it keeps forever, and has a nice tangy flavor reminiscent of Worcestershire Sauce– but with berries. It’s fairly simple to make, and goes really well with game meats.
A simple and delicious way to harness and preserve the exquisite flavor of elderberries.
I’m often asked about the best things to forage in a given season. In Autumn, there’s lots to choose from, with berries, nuts and fungi of all types in abundance.
Elderberry mead is a great drink: delicious and nutritious, and cures what ails ya! Great choice for when you feel yourself coming down with a cold and need some rest.
Elderberry chutney, a feast of fall foraging.
Make your own powerful antiviral medicine-- and it's delicious, too!
Here are three ways to preserve this yummy, medicinal berry: tincture, syrup, and jam.
Foraging for elderberries and brewing a really nice elderberry wine at home.
Thought your backyard elderberries were just food for the birds or a tasty pie? Research shows they may be a flu-fighting powerhouse! Try this tincture and see.
Elderberry syrup time folks! No elderberries? Plant them in the spring and the following year you will be using this recipe and so many more!
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