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?
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!
An infusion of dried elderberries and dried elderflowers in gin. Delicious in champagne!
Around here, elderberries are growing thick in parks and on the side of the road. This elderberry syrup is one delicious way to put away the harvest.
Visit Punk Domestics's profile on Pinterest.