One man’s weed is another man’s wine...or at least, it can be. Round up the troops to pick your pesky dandelions and turn those babies into out-and-out wine (with a little help from Father Fermentation).
I may have gone over the edge with this whole tomato thing. I love all things tomato. But tomato wine? Just thinking of the possibilities! If you've canned or fermented things, home winemaking is totally within your reach.
I made this wine in 2009 and have just added an update and comments, with some tips, and recommendations on the process. I've been making mead and wine since that first exciting batch in January of '04.
Dandelions are abundant at this time of year- and there’s nothing better to do with them than make something that will last for years- or at least the year it takes for it to be finished. But is it worth the time? Absolutely.
For those of you with strawberries already (whimper) an easy-peasy recipe for homemade berry booze. Or cordial if you insist on being fancy-pants. But make sure you raise your little pinky when you drink it!