Preparation info

  • Makes About

    1 Pint

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

  • About


  • 4 cups (about pounds) slip-skin grapes, at least ¼ of them unripe
  • ¼


Stem and crush the grapes, add to the water in a large nonreactive pot, bring to a boil, and simmer for 15 minutes. Strain all of the juice out of the mixture and allow to sit in a cool place overnight.

The next day, strain the juice again to remove the tartrate crystals that should have settled out during the night, clinging to the bottom and sides of the container. Measure the juice a