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!
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.
Too much cranberry sauce? Hit the sauce instead with a vodka-cran made from your own fresh cranberry juice. This recipe makes several quarts of crimson juice flavored with quince & rose geranium. Includes instructions for canning to FDA standards.