Recipes

Meadow Tea Mix

Description

Quite a few different varieties of mint have grown this spring already and can be used to make fresh garden tea. Some of these may grow wild in meadows, along creeks, etc. To get a quick and easy refreshing tea, hot or cold, that tastes similar, try our Meadow Tea Mix. This natural tea mix is like the old fashioned meadow tea which is made from a wild type of mint that grows along the banks of streams that flow through the meadows of Penn Dutch country.

Ingredients

1/2 cup mix
1 quart water

Instructions

Whisk together well and chill.


Rhubarb Punch

Description

This punch was made and served by my neighbor lady, to my guests while I was recuperating from surgery. Sovilla

Ingredients

2 qt rhubarb, chopped
2 TBS strawberry jello
2 c. pineapple juice
1/2 c. lemon juice
2 c. white sugar
1 liter 7-up

Instructions

Cover rhubarb with water and bring to a boil, simmer 10 min. Drain for approx 1 hour. Dissolve jello in the hot juice. Measure the juice and add water if needed to make 2 quarts. Add the pineapple and lemon juice and sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
This can be frozen or canned:
If canning it, coldpack for 15 minutes.
If you freeze it thaw only partially to serve slushy.
Either way, mix with 7-up when ready to serve.