Sunday, June 05, 2016

Foraging #7 Honeysuckle Syrup

The smell of summer all year long
Foraging #7 Honeysuckle Syrup

Find a thicket of Honeysuckle and pull out as much as you can and brinng it home.
Immediately wash the branches and leaves and flowers with FIT produce spray and water, then triple rinse in clean water.

Lay it all on a towel and pick all the flowers you can off and place in a bowl, The yellow ones will be wilted, still pick them off. place in a sterile glass jar and then

Boil; 1 cup of sugar with 1/2 cup water and 1 T lemon juice. Pour over the flowers and sir.
Close the jar and let steep.

Serve on desserts, ice cream, beverages etc

Caution: Please do not FORAGE and eat anything that you have not verified as edible first by a certified plant expert. I am not responsible for YOUR stupidity.