Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Grape Juice Made Simple
Into each sterilized quart jar, I placed about a cup of washed and stemmed grapes. Then I put in two large spoonfuls of sugar--you can use less or more, but I recommend tasting a grape first to decide how sweet you want it. You could also use honey instead of the sugar, but I decided on sugar since it was there on the counter looking at me. I added about a tablespoon of lemon juice into each jar as well, and then topped it with boiling water, leaving one inch of headspace. After putting on a lid and tightening the bands, I processed the quarts in a boiling water bath for 20 minutes.
After letting the juice jars sit for a couple weeks, this is what I have: