Tag Archive for jelly

Canning Grape Juice

A Light Bushel of Concord Grapes

Around here regular canning season is quickly coming to a close and I couldn’t be happier. Last week I home canned Concord grape juice, and this week I’ll make grape jelly with some of the juice that I saved back. I always prepare grape juice for canning and jelly with a steam juicer. After 40…

Jams & Jelly – The 4 Things That Make Them


  Homemade jams, jellies, preserves and other jellied fruit products are some of the easiest and most rewarding foods for the beginning home canner. They’re lots of fun for the seasoned canner as well. Homemade jellies, jams, semi-soft spreads and fruit butters add a special touch to any meal and make an appreciated gift. There…

How To Use A Steam Juicer

Concord Grapes For Juice & Jelly

I’m not one for kitchen gadgets – especially expensive kitchen gadgets. But I have found that the easiest way to make juice for drinking or for jelly is with a steam juicer. The first time I used one was when my neighbor offered me the use of his. After using it just one time I…