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Letter: Ripe and ready to make lemonade

Marie Freeman writes:
One year while sitting on my back porch noticed the birds eating sumac years ago. Had always assumed it was poisonous after research found red sumac is actually something you can forage. Good nutritionally, very unique flavor.

Pleasantly surprised first time I made lemonade with sumac. Any berries left you can dry and will keep up to a year, grind up use for spice. They will keep up to a year. If they're dried properly. Sumac spice also sells commercially on Amazon, Walmart.
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