Friday, October 14, 2011
We have a few grape vines in our yard, and we were excited that they produced this year. These seeded grapes are good for eating, and they taste 'grapey'. I always thought grape candy was a made-up flavor, but these grapes actually have the real grape flavor that the candies try to taste like. I wanted to try a jam without pectin, so I tried this Grape Jam from epicurious.
I started with trying to get the seeds out of each individual grape, but after about 40 grapes, I gave that up and just popped them out the skins, pureed the skins, and then simmered and strained the grape. Look at all those seeds! Much easier!
It took a while to boil down, but I ended up with 2 half pints of jam, which the kids have loved. I'm looking forward to trying again next year!
Posted by Joy at 9:56 AM