dandelion wine

tastes just like the way dandelions smell
but in a clean, light way
and can be quite potent

gather dandelion flowers early in day
remove green collar at base of blossom

boil 20 min:
2 qts flowers
4 qts water
2 lemons and 2 oranges, cut up


1 cake yeast (about 2 - 1/4 tsp)

let stand 24 hrs


add 3 1/2 lbs sugar

pour into big jug

cover, but not tightly

let stand about 6 weeks

strain and bottle

keep 6 months before drinking

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last update 5-15-99