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Dandelions

This year, I want to learn how to make better use of these wonderful herbs…. I have been researching all of the things that people do with them.

On my list of things to try there is:

 

Dandelion soda

From: http://myjournalkohn.blogspot.ca/2011/06/fermented-dandelion-soda.html
From:
http://myjournalkohn.blogspot.ca/2011/06/fermented-dandelion-soda.html

 

 

Dandelion wine:

From: http://www.commonsensehome.com/fields-of-gold-its-dandelion-time/
From:
http://www.commonsensehome.com/fields-of-gold-its-dandelion-time/

 

Dandelion syrup:

From: http://thenerdyfarmwife.com/traditional-scandinavian-dandelion-green-apple-syrup-recipe/
From:
http://thenerdyfarmwife.com/traditional-scandinavian-dandelion-green-apple-syrup-recipe/

 

Dandelion marmlade:

From: http://uktv.co.uk/food/recipe/aid/657617
From: http://uktv.co.uk/food/recipe/aid/657617

 

And with the roots:

From: http://theradioblog.marthastewart.com/2010/10/why-to-love-your-bitters-herbalist-shares-diy-recipe.html
From: http://theradioblog.marthastewart.com/2010/10/why-to-love-your-bitters-herbalist-shares-diy-recipe.html

 

And maybe this:

From: http://huntergathercook.typepad.com/huntergathering_wild_fres/2013/04/dent-de-lion-hunting-lions-salade-pissenlit-the-ultimate-pickling-liquid.html
From: http://huntergathercook.typepad.com/huntergathering_wild_fres/2013/04/dent-de-lion-hunting-lions-salade-pissenlit-the-ultimate-pickling-liquid.html

 

Or coffee:

From: http://www.elanaspantry.com/dandelion-root-coffee/
From: http://www.elanaspantry.com/dandelion-root-coffee/

 

Or dandelion pesto pasta:

 

From: http://blog.rateyourburn.com/blog/post/2013/08/05/17-yummy-dandelion-green-recipes.aspx
From: http://blog.rateyourburn.com/blog/post/2013/08/05/17-yummy-dandelion-green-recipes.aspx

 

My only question is – what happens if I run out of dandelions before I get to try allof these things?

 

Botanical - Dandelion- engraving - hand colored
Because it is such a great drawing.

 

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