55551Re: [Authentic_SCA] Berries on my Bay tree - what to do with them?
- Mar 25, 2007On Sun, 25 Mar 2007, Lyle H. Gray wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Mar 2007, Natasha Laity Snyder wrote:Oh, well, as someone else already noted, that's bayberries, not
>> In the hazy recesses of my mind, I thought that they were
>> boiled en masse and the wax from the outside of their skins was
>> skimmed off the top of the boiling water in order to get a
>> scented product used in making candles.
> That's my recollection, but I don't know how early they started
> doing that (my text on the history of making wax candles isn't
> immediately available).
the berries of the bay laurel...
Lyle H. Gray
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