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!
Muscadine jam with French herb combo: chervil, parsley, chives, and tarragon. A Carolina favorite. Sweet & Savory!
Make and can delicious Concord grape jam. Eat it on toast, make jam print cookies, or use it as a filling in donuts.
DAMN SON, that's some nice Damson Plum butter! The sour skin and sweet flesh of muscadine grapes complement the tangy, sour damson plums as I cooked them down into deliciousness.
Wild grape season is here in New England and every year I like to forage for wild concord grapes. Theses grapes grow all over North America and are great for making grape jam.
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 jam is the perfect homemade companion to your afternoon PB&J. This simple spread is worlds beyond any store-bought version.
Another sweet and hot passion with grapey grapes, tomatoey tomatoes and sweetly hot peppers. Fermented salsa to preserve summer for months to come.
Grape juice turned into a delightful and refreshing little shrub...just like soda! Kiss winter goodbye!!!