I have tones and TONES of these wild grapes . . .I hooked a RUG once all about them . . .a friend made me jelly with them once and it was so gooood !!
So today is the day to try myself . .. I cant bear to waste them . . .
Here is a ''CANADIAN LIVING '' RECIPE for you to try your very own . . .
WILD GRAPE JELLY
Ingredients:Yield:5cups Units: US | Metric
• 3 lbs wild grapes, stemmed
• 3 cups water
• 4 1/2 cups sugar
• 1 (85 ml) package liquid pectin
1 In large saucepan, crush grapes with potato masher; pour in water and bring to boil.
2 Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes or until fruit is very soft.
3 Transfer to jelly bag or colander lined with a double thickness of fine cheesecloth and let drip overnight.
4 Measure juice (you should have 3 cups/750 ml) into a large heavy saucepan; stir in sugar.
5 Bring to boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
6 Stir in pectin.
7 Return to full boil and boil hard for one minute, stirring constantly.
8 Remove from heat and skim off foam with a metal spoon.
9 Pour into sterilized jars, leaving 1/8 inch headspace.