The first summer after we moved into the house, I planted a grapevine along the back fence. That was 2011. This year, for the first time:
|green grapes straight off the vine|
That is approximately six quarts of some kind of green wine grape. After picking out all the ones the bugs got to first, there were about four quarts of good grapes left.
Yesterday, I measured out about enough for juice for jelly.
|green grapes in the pot for juice preparation|
|cooked grapes with seeds|
|juice & sugar in a pot on the stove|
|green grape jelly in jars|
It's a good thing we got English muffins at the grocery, because I have not had time to make any with tomato season being on. (See the stove in the first picture, haha. So far I've done ketchup, two batches of salsa, and one of sauce. This weekend will be tomato paste.)