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Sarsaparilla, love it, best drink ever. Who could possibly ever resist it. However, it is a highly expensive beverage, but this recipe is much cheaper. Enjoy.
 
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Step 1: You will need

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1 sassafras root

1 ginger root

1 vanilla root

1 licorice root

1 barley grass root

1 lemon

1 birch oils root

1 teaspoon yeast

1 cup sugar

cold water


Step 2: Method

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1. Put the sugar into a bottle.

2. Put the yeast into the bottle.

3. Put the roots into the bottle.

4. Fill the rest of the bottle up with cold water.

5. Juice the lemon and put the juice in the bottle.

6. Allow to brew for 4 days.

7. After brewed strain the beverage for wreckage.


Nesagwa3 years ago
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sassafras#Culinary_uses

Keep in mind that Sassafras root (assafras albidum) is carcinogenic and banned from most commercial use. Sarsaparilla (Smilax regelii) is a different, non-toxic, plant.

You can buy Sassafras root extract that has the toxic safrole removed.