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An Elder Gathering


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An Elder Gathering - The Essential Herbal

Come along and join us, a group of long-time friends, as we share our favorite uses for the elderberry and elder blossom. We've even got a few uses for leaves and wood! Learn about growing, harvesting, preserving, making medicine, delicious dishes and tantalizing teas all using this very versatile native plant. Over 30 recipes, remedies and crafts are included, along with light-hearted folklore and pictures to help you identify Elder. We're certain that soon you'll love the Elder as much as we do, and be finding a place for one (or more) in your yard or garden. 40 pages, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2. 

Recipes/Remedies:

  • elderberry juice
  • elderberry/apple fruit leather
  • elderberry hard candy
  • elder syrup (3)
  • elder tea blend for winter woes
  • elder pie (2)
  • elderberry cobbler
  • elixir
  • tincture
  • vinegar
  • shrub (2)
  • fizz
  • jelly
  • dumplings
  • liqueur
  • wine
  • thumbprint cookies
  • elderberry zucchini bread
  • elderberry & peach chutney
  • apple & elderberry crisp
  • elderflower fritters
  • elder-rita
  • a berry delightful mint tea

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