PROJECTS > A Recipe for Pokeberry Ink

Pokeberry ink can be made by simply crushing the berries and straining their dye through a cheesecloth. Or, to ensure a longer shelf life, Hilton suggests add ½ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon vinegar to about 1 cup of pokeberries that have been crushed and strained.

photo & text by Rinne Allen for the New York Times: A Southern Recipe for Natural Ink