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Thu Aug 12 10:03:30 EDT 2010
I live nearby in Lamoille County and we have an amazing amount of wild
chokecherries this year. I like them raw when they are ripe and there
are no blackberries nearby, but there are so many chokecherries this
year I was looking up recipes myself. I plugged Samuel Thayer's
Forager's Harvest here before, but I will do so again, because it
contains an excellent chapter on chokecherries. He recommends using
them for fruit leather, syrup, and jam if I remember correctly. I'm
hoping to use the syrup recipe this weekend.
Here's a link to the book. It also has good info on using other native
fruits and nuts (butternuts, juneberries, sumac, highbush cranberry,
On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 10:42 PM, Maria Schumann <mariaschu at vtlink.net> wrote:
> Anyone have any good chokecherry recipes? I used to make a wine from them,
> but haven't for years. And does anyone grow the cultivated chokecherries?
> Is it worth it?
> My son and his friend used to have chokecherry wars using elaborate
> homemade blowpipes, they grow so thick around here.
> Greensboro, Vt zone 3/4
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