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Elder Vinegar

Vinegar with dried elder flowers (WM 1658)

Original Receipt in WM 1658;

To make Elder Vinegar.
Gather the flowers of Elder, pick them very clean, and dry them in the Sun on a gentle heat, and take to every quart of Vinegar a good handfull of flowers and let it stand to Sun a fortnight, then strain the Vinegar from the flowers, and put it into the barrell againe, and when you draw a quart of Vinegar, draw a quart of water, and put it into the Barrell luke warme.

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