21 responses

  1. Carolyn
    September 28, 2011

    A cheater way to make homemade grape jellly is to use bottled concord grape juice. Probably not as good as using fresh grapes but still better than what you buy and so easy. I made a batch in less than 1/2 hour.

  2. bellini
    September 28, 2011

    I picked Coronation grapes last week, but now I have a white grape variety that I need to do something with. This method would probably work as well.

  3. rea
    September 28, 2011

    you ever look at something and think joy? that’s what i got when i looked at this photo, Julie. purply joy.

    off to university.

  4. sarah
    September 28, 2011

    Is it possible to process the grape jelly to keep it for longer?Sarah

  5. renee@sweetsugarbean
    September 28, 2011

    The Coronation grapes were at the farmer’s market here in Saskatoon a few weeks ago, and I snapped them up, eating them like crazy for the entire week. I hope they return so I can make some jelly. Super cute tarts!

  6. susie
    September 29, 2011

    My family loves Concord Grape Pie. I saw they had arrived here, may have to get baking!

  7. Shirley
    September 29, 2011

    The aroma, especially–simmering grapes! It’s fall in all its glory!

    Try grape pies, too–like Anna’s in my novel, Sticking Points. “Those God’s-blood pies,” Anna’s son assures her (she’s made them for a family get-together), “will be a hit.”

  8. Julia M.
    September 29, 2011

    Well, this happened to me yesterday. My friend gave me concords so I just made the recipe for grape jelly! Can’t wait to try it in the morning!!

  9. Karen
    September 30, 2011

    I’m in the Okanagan and made Coronation Grape Jelly a couple weeks ago. It puts commercial grape jelly to shame. Unfortunately, two jars have already been emptied by the kids. I might have to make more! Years ago there was an elderly gentleman who brought pails of his Concord grapes to my door every year. $5 for a grocery bag full. He is the one who got me started. I always refrigerate the juice overnight to let the tartaric acid chrystals settle out. Those are the instructions in the old recipe I use. It didn’t explain why, but I have noticed they look like tiny shards of glass. I don’t know if they would re-dissolve when juice is reheated prior to processing or not, or even if the refrigeration before processing causes them to form.

  10. Dan
    September 30, 2011

    Cute. These little guys are making me start thinking about holiday baking! Christmas is coming, Christmas is coming!!!!

  11. Samantha
    September 30, 2011

    Mmm, those look amazing! I love a good grape jelly, and I’m totally in for a field trip!

  12. molly
    September 30, 2011

    what’s this? SEEDLESS concords?? who’s holding out on the coronation grapes in the states?! we adore concords, but man, the seeds…

    may have to give this jelly a go. oh, to preserve that grapey goodness…

  13. laurel
    October 3, 2011

    Wow! I wouldn’t have thought to put grape jelly with shortbread. I also thought the process to make grape jelly involved peeling grapes! I need to try this. Thanks!

  14. chicago gym
    October 4, 2011

    I love grapes jelly as well as my family.Good site and wonderful recipes here to follow.Thanks.
    chicago gym

  15. donna
    October 4, 2011

    coronation grape the same as concord grapes? can you buy them at grocery store? when are the grapes best to pick? i was looking for a farm in massachusetts to pick them but can’t seem to find any, would you know thank you.

  16. Haruko
    October 5, 2011

    I picked some up at the Farmer’s Market last weekend. I love eating them fresh but just had to try the jelly. It worked great. One changed I made was instead of straining them, I just pureed the whole thing and continued on. It worked great. It isn’t as “clear” looking as yours, but still looks and tastes good. It saved a bunch of time and I figure we could use the added fiber.
    Thanks so much for the idea.

  17. chicago gym
    October 11, 2011

    I love baking and especially cakes with great nutrition.Good sharing and I will try this one.
    chicago gym

  18. Ashley
    October 11, 2011

    So cute!

  19. Trisan
    October 29, 2013

    In the directions you say stir together the flour, sugar and salt, but in the ingredients list you don’t mention sugar at all. So how much sugar do I add ?

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