Juniper BerriesGeneral Description
Juniper Berries come from the juniper shrub, an evergreen in the genus juniperus, which grows in the Northern Hemisphere.

Geographical Sources
Europe and North America

Traditional Ethnic Uses
Juniper Berries are used in Northern Europe and the United States in marinades, roast pork, and sauerkraut. They enhance meat, stuffings, sausages, stews, and soups.

Taste and Aroma Description
Juniper Berries have a bitter-sweet aroma.

History/Region of Origin
Juniper Berries grow wild throughout the Northern Hemisphere and are used widely in Scandinavian and French kitchens.

Storage Tips
Store in cool, dark, dry places.

A Few Ideas to Get You Started
Crush Juniper Berries before using. Use them in marinades for game, beef, or pork.

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