September 18th, 2013

Preserving Summer with Homemade Fragrant Rose Elixir

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This summer I grew a variety of roses called Grand Dame, which I chose because of its old fashioned rose fragrance, and all of it’s bright pink petals were either used as tea or made into an elixir. Rose elixir is one of my most favorite herbal extracts. An elixir is an herbal extract, using half alcohol and half sweetener. They couldn’t be easier to make or use, and once you try your hand at making an elixir you will see what I mean. Read the rest of this entry »