Muscadine Jelly Anyone?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by nurse_turtle, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    So, I plucked a batch of wild purple muscadines and today was the day to heat up the kitchen with the sweet, sweet summer aroma of ripe muscadines! Not many of us in our 30s do this kinda thing anymore. I thank my granny for all those days she let me by her side, smashing as many grapes as we ate so many years ago.
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    A friend just gave me some. I cannot believe I had never tried it before. My mom always made every kind but this. It is so good. I don't like jelly much but this was more like a topping.
  3. muddstopper

    muddstopper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 23, 2008
    Murphy NC
    When we where kids, my grandma used to send all the grandkids down to the creek to pick wild grapes. Everybody had their pails which we would fill and then dump in the number5 washtub. We then would refill our buckets and hual/drag the washtub back to the house. Grandma would can most of the grapes for use later and made small batches of jelly as needed. I remember one of the worst whoopings I ever got was for getting into her juice and drinking it straight out of the jar.

    To me nothing beats muscadine jelly, unless its blackberry which I have picked many a wash tub full of those also.
  4. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2011
    Eastern Kansas
    How cool. Where do you get Muscadine?
  5. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2011
    I made a big batch too.
  6. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    Was looking for a Muscadine Jelly thread and I found this one. I was given a lot of muscadine and I plan to make some jelly. I have found a few recipes to try.

    Anyone else making muscadine jelly now?

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