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ranting, raving and generally complaining

Your grapes are lemons?? Make marinade!

grape juice wp-image-2297 summary: making grape juice; how to use it in savoury dishes; information about Not Far From the Tree; (click on images for more photos and larger views)

So you think the grapes have ripened too unevenly, eh? It’s okay, they still make great juice!

vinifera grapes wp-image-2296 I have no idea what kind of grapes these are. They are some sort of Vitis vinifera, maybe “Regent”? The grape arbour we picked a week or so ago had not been pruned in some time so I suspect the grapes are supposed to be larger.

I confess that I was a little disappointed that the grapes were wine grapes rather than Concords (even though concords are awfully sweet). And certainly, the grapes should have been allowed to ripen a little more. (continue reading )

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