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I give this book 10 out of 10 acorns!

I am in love with "The Wildcrafted Cocktail" by Ellen Zachos.  As a permaculturist you will drool at the pictures and be thrilled at the fantastic drinks you can make using ingredients from your forest garden....may be the reason that your neighbors will need to plant their own edible landscapes.  Just wait until you enjoy your first Silverberry Sour (silverberry, autumn olive or goumi), Sumac Spritzer (sumac, of course), Stinger in the Rye (nettles), Cascadian Sour (Oregon Grape), Dirty Lily Bud (Martini with a pickled daylily bud), Frozen Persimmon Margarita, Butterfly Kiss (milkweed flowers), Shohola Scofflaw (cornelian cherries and cherry plums), Rose Sip 75 (rose hips and sumac), Two Sisters (schisandra), Don't Sass Me and Kiss My Sass (both containing sassafras), Puff of Smoke (flowering quince fruit), Round the Mulberry Bush (I'll make you guess that star of that one), Anti-Pina Colada (pinapple weed), the Merry Woodsman (spruce tips, elderflowers, wild ginger) and on and on and on....so many drinks have been added to my bucket list (I didn't even know I had a mixed drinks bucket list, but now I'm certain that I do)!  Thank you Ellen :)

 
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Forgot to mention the Sugar Bear (pawpaw and acorn).  Really wanted to get a pawpaw recipe listed too...and I love this drink's name!
 
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