dandelion flowers in the
spring and store in the freezer to use later in soups and sauerkraut.
Use fresh dandelion flowers in salads and making wine. The entire dandelion is edible. Add to soups and salads. There are no toxic
look-alikes to dandelions, so gathering dandelions is easy and worry-free..
kelp and dandelion in bone broth
Make a bone
Bring it to a boil and remove from heat.
Put some dandelion flowers into
a soup bowl.
Pour the hot kelp broth onto the flowers
Add real fermented soy sauce and sea salt.
Eat tender, young
raw dandelion leaves in salad. Dandelion flower buds
can be eaten raw or cooked, and often are less bitter than other parts
of the plant because they are always young tissue.
Make dandelion tea
from leaves. Use either green leaves or dried. Fennel can be
added for taste.
leaves as you would spinach. Simmer for a long time and then
add some bacon fat.
a handful of dandelion flowers in a jar with warm water and sugar
syrup. Cover with loosely-woven cloth and put in a warm place for a
week. Shake once in a while to prevent mold forming. When liquid
produces bubbles , strain from the flowers and use liquid as a yeast
Fill a 2 gallon bucket up with dandelion flowers.
Add a gallon of hot water
Cover and let steep 2 days.
Strain liquid through sieve to remove flowers
Add 2 quarts of sugar
syrup and a quart of yeast
Pour into glass wine bottles
Cover with airlocks and let sit for a year
Dandelion root decoction is used in Asia to combat cancer. Dendelion leaf tea is used a detoxifier, spring tonic, liver cleanser, digestive aid and diuretic. Dandelion tea is used as a facial wash to improve complexion, and as a bath addition. It
has been suggested that dandelion tea given to alcoholics will help
alleviate some of the health conditions associated with alcoholism.