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?
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!!!
A low-sugar jelly made with the intensely flavored juice from wild grapes.
A simple jam made with equal parts arctic kiwis and concord grapes, sweetened with just a bit of honey.
Fresh Ontario Coronation grapes preserved in white wine vinegar with fresh rosemary, ginger root, ground cinnamon and peppercorns.