Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
The grapes are ripe - it's time to make juice! Homemade grape juice is one of the easiest fruits to can. All it takes is 3 ingredients, a little time, and you can enjoy it in the months ahead!
Homegrown Concord grapes made into juice for the wee ones. Preserved and canned at home.
Step by step instructions - how to make grape juice using the steam juicer.
Grape juice turned into a delightful and refreshing little shrub...just like soda! Kiss winter goodbye!!!
Using the method for canning whole grapes, you can create a juice concentrate that simply needs to be strained and mixed with water. Easier than making traditional grape juice and just as tasty.
How to Juice Grapes for Jelly. I've heard of folks straining out juice through cheese cloth. My mom used to put them in a pillowcase and hang them from a branch in the back yard for the afternoon.
Preserving the best of summer in an effervescent drink with a little vinegar and sugar and sparkling water.
Grape + maple = graple. Got it? Good.