Dandelion Wine

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Appears in
The Complete Book of Home Preserving

By Mary Norwak

Published 1978

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  • 1 gallon/4.5 litres dandelion beads
  • 1 orange


The blooms should be picked on a dry day when they are open, and all stalks should be removed. Press into a measuring jug to obtain correct quality. Wash them thoroughly, and put them in an aluminium or steel container together with 6 pints/3 litres cold water. Bring this to the boil and simmer gently for 10 minutes.

In the meantime, peel the rinds of the orange and the lemon very thinl