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The Mayapples are ripe. First taste ever. Like apple, mango, citrusy, little bitter, tropical, tart, very unusual. Maybe juice them?
Picked a few tiny milk weed pods – under 2 inches. Cooked with three changes of water and it tasted very nice, clean, mild, pleasant. New.
I found the first ripe wild apple of the season. Near Barton Pond. So tasty! So fall is on the way if the apples are ripening.
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Stay tuned for next steps. I’m still researching recipes, I have a few days. 5 Pounds berries, 1 gallon juice. Jelly bag to strain.
That makes a concentrate. (Can freeze for later use) To use add 3-4 parts water for each part concentrate. Next step, add lemon and yeast.
Learning to make my own soda from berries. First -make berry juice. Boil with just enough water, use stick blender or mash, strain, sweeten.
Still eating mulberries off the local trees. Seems like a long season for them. Cool weather. Looking for a black berry stand.
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