A few weeks ago we went for a drive with my parents and ended up at an orchard. As many of you know apples in the mid west have not done well due to a freeze, a hail storm and the drought. The great thing about this orchard is that they have a cute country store that sells many local things. Meat, pies, vegetables and fruit. Since my grapevine didn't do well this year I picked up half a bushel of concord grapes.
I didn't have time to make the jelly right away, but as you know grapes won't wait.
I juiced the grapes and then stored it until I had time to make the jelly. You can store the juice in the refrigerator or can it. It just depends on how long until you are ready to make your jelly.
I think jelly is one of the easier things to make. If you are new to home preserving this might be a good place to start.
If you would like to see how I make my jelly you can see the post from last year.
If you are wondering I got 30 1/2 jars. That should keep us going for a while!
May your day be filled with joy and contentment!