Pixel, Goddess and Queen
pixel at hundred-acre-wood.com
Mon Aug 11 10:50:14 PDT 2008
It's easiest if you pick the cluster and then use a fork to separate the
berries from the stems.
Grandpa made pancake syrup with the ripe berries--you have to cook them to
make them edible anyway. It's too late for elderflower fritters, which is
the other thing we did with them.
On Sun, 10 Aug 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.
> I'm also interested in hearing your experiences in the picking and stem
> removal of the berries.
> Lynn the Inquisitive
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