Homemade Ink

Wine ink (part 1)

Back in September of 2019, while packing to move, I”d stumbled across two partial bottles of red wine. A sniff test told me that they were pretty much undrinkable. I”d be a shame to throw them out, besides, red wines have tannins, right? Also, I thought I”d read that wine was sometimes used as ink. […]

So this weekend I decided to try my hand at making walnut ink from some of the black walnuts that litter our block.  One of our neighbors has a tree or two that drops dozens of these things. I’ve read over several recipes and they all pretty much said the same thing.  The husks are most important.  […]