[Sca-cooks] Elderberries

Dragon dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Mon Aug 11 08:38:43 PDT 2008

Lynn wrote:
>Hi guys,
>I have a plethora of wild elderberries in various stages of 
>ripening. Some will be ripe in a day or two and some are still very 
>small and green and will ripen within a week or so (just guessing), 
>while other clusters have just finished bloom stage.
>Has anyone had experience with doing things with wild elderberries? 
>All suggestions and recipes would be appreciated.

Some obvious ones (at least to me): Berry tarts, jam or jelly, make 
wine with them or flavor mead or beer with them.

>I'm also interested in hearing your experiences in the picking and 
>stem removal of the berries.

Sorry, can't help there.


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