Juliette Carr responds: Definitely wash and chop the burdock--don't peel it. You can grate it if you want but it will take...
- Ready in: 30 minutes prep
- Serves: 6
- Complexity: very easy
Adapted from: Wild Fruits: An Illustrated Field Guide & Cookbook, by Mildred Fielder (Contemporary Books, Inc.)
- Dried rose hips
For each cup of tea, pour boiling water over a teaspoon of dried rose hips. To dry the hard, fresh rose hips, clean and strip of stems and ends and dry on a pan at a very low temperature (110-130° F) with the oven door open, for 6-8 hours (until the berries yield to the pressure of a finger). Grind coarsely and store in an airtight container.