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    • thegirlsmum
    • By thegirlsmum 12th Jul 17, 10:43 PM
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    what to do with blackcurrants
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    • 12th Jul 17, 10:43 PM
    what to do with blackcurrants 12th Jul 17 at 10:43 PM
    discovered a blackcurrant bush that i had planted afew years ago and forgotten about. what can i do with them? ive seen ideas for jam and also blackcurrant vodka.

    don't drink and don't think i could be annoyedmaking jam.could i put them in with apples for a crumble? any other ideas please
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    • theGrinch
    • By theGrinch 13th Jul 17, 7:53 AM
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    smoothies - I added this so additionso it wasn't too short for MSE
    "enough is a feast"...old Buddist proverb
    • sheramber
    • By sheramber 13th Jul 17, 11:20 AM
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    Yes, you can use then in a crumble or in a tart. They will probably need sugar added
    • Fruittea
    • By Fruittea 13th Jul 17, 2:36 PM
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    I freeze them and then use them in sugar free jellies.
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    make ribena
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    • By Chris25 13th Jul 17, 7:34 PM
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    blackcurrant vinegar? http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Blackcurrant-Vinegar
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    • By DaftyDuck 13th Jul 17, 7:42 PM
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    Wine! I know, I'll get a reputation as a dipsomaniac, but it makes a superb rich wine, more like a heavy port.

    It's easy to do.... Also easy to overdo it
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