Homemade raisins from my own grape tree! They are smaller than the raisins you buy in a store, which is nicer in some ways because their sweetness comes in little bursts. These would be really great in muffins or cookies, etc.
Grape season is still in full swing here in California, so making raisins is the perfect seasonal kitchen side project. Described here is a technique using green grapes for golden raisins, but you can choose any grape you like!
Dandelions are abundant at this time of year- and there’s nothing better to do with them than make something that will last for years- or at least the year it takes for it to be finished. But is it worth the time? Absolutely.