One of the best things about the changing seasons is the new fresh fruits and vegetables that come with them. While we're wrapping up most of the fresh produce for winter around here, I still have grapes to harvest.
We grow two kinds of grapes on our arbor. One is called Interlaken and ripens early in the season. It's a white seedless grape that doesn't get too sweet, but doesn't leave you puckering from the tartness. The other one is called Niagara. It's a cross between Concord and Cassidy grapes, leaving a yellow grape with tiny seeds. I'm not sure if it's our shorter growing season, but even after letting a light frost hit it, they're not very sweet. This makes them a perfect candidate for jelly![Read more…]