Elderberry

Raw elderberries are incredibly tart, but that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve a place in your kitchen.For centuries,elderberries have been used to make jams, pies, pastries,syrups and even wine. Cooking the berry reduces the tartness and allows the fruit’s uniquely earthy flavor to shine through. Elderberries are rarely available in markets, but fortunately they’re relatively common in the wild. You can find elderberry bushes in low, warm areas from July through September. When you’re foraging for elderberries in the wild, look for full, dense bushes that are fi..

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