~ as close a recipe as you might find to Ray Bradbury's ...
compliments of EDIBLE FLOWERS (From Garden to Palate)
- Add dandelion flowers to a large stone crock or jar. Cover with sugar, Add boiling water. When water had cooked to lukewarm, add lemon juice and orange juice. Break up yeast cake and add to the liquid. Stir well. cover loosely and let stand for 24 hours.
- Strain through cheesecloth and discard solids. Return liquid to crock, loosely cover and let stand for 3 days.
- Strain through several layers of cheesecloth. Return liquid to crock and allow to ferment. Bottle when all fermentation action stops. Keep at least 3-4 months before drinking. (Makes 1 1/2 gallons of wine)