Elderberries are delicious! Even more than that, they are useful and quite a potent medicine. They are nothing short of amazing. Eaten fresh, these tiny kryptonite-repelling beauties lack any flavor that would seem attractive, but cooking and drying brings out a fruity flavor that is paired with an intriguing flavor that hints of sour and bitter. Elderberry is a super immune booster and is a tremendous flu-season herb, both as a preventative measure and as a treatment for just about anything that ails you.
On the next page is an easy recipe for making elderberry mead.