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Dandelion wine is probably the best tasting wine you can make at home!
Dandelions will be everywhere pretty soon. As a result, you will want to learn how to make dandelion wine and take advantage of the first blossoms of dandelions!
Dandelions are weeds that grow pretty much anywhere. For years I always thought of them as annoying weeds that just grew where ever they liked, ruining my lush green lawn.
Now that I am a prepper, I have changed my mind… you can eat them, make tea with them and like this post, make wine with them. They are a prepper’s best friend with many health benefits.
Check out our recipe below, and enjoy!
- 1 quart yellow dandelion blossoms, well rinsed
- 1 gallon water
- 8 cups white sugar
- 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
- Orange, sliced
- 1 lemon slice
- Place dandelion blossoms in the boiling water, and allow to stand for 4 minutes.
- Remove and discard the blossoms, and let the water cool to 90 degrees F (32 degrees C).
- Stir in the yeast, sugar, orange slices, and a lemon slice.
- Pour into a plastic fermenter, and attach a fermentation lock.
- Let the wine ferment in a cool area until the bubbles stop, about 10 to 14 days.
- Siphon the wine off of the lees, and strain through cheesecloth.
- Bottle in quart-sized, sterilized canning jars with lids and rings.
- Age the wine at least a week for the best flavor.
Amount Per Serving: Total Fat: 0.4gSaturated Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 42mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1.9gSugar: 0.4gProtein: 1.5g
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.