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Cordials and such

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Post  walshevak on 5/28/2011, 6:08 am

ooooo, I like. A friend of mine used to make her own damson plum cordial that was so yummy.

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Post  Goosegirl on 5/29/2011, 7:50 am

I have a friend that lets me pick all the raspberries I want every summer.........I think I will be making raspberry cordial this year!
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Post  Old Hippie on 5/29/2011, 8:20 am

Those sound awesome. Going to have to try them.

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Post  nycquilter on 2/20/2012, 5:24 pm

A friend taught me to make an elixir which is similar to a cordial. Easy peasy to make. Fill a jar (whatever size you're using) about 1/2 full with fresh fruit, cover the fruit with vodka (or cognac or brandy--more medicinal for coughs) then fill the rest of the way with honey. Let steep about 6-8 weeks. It gets smoother and smoother with time. My favorite is elderberries and I use it for cough and cold syrup-

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