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?
Making homemade medicine doesn't have to be difficult! An easy place to start is with a DIY immune-boosting, homemade elderberry syrup or jelly to add to your pantry shelf.
Here are three ways to preserve this yummy, medicinal berry: tincture, syrup, and jam.
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!
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.