Last month, we drove up to Albertville to Wenker’s Vineyard – they don’t sell wine although they do sell supplies for it – but they have a farm where you can pick your own muscadines.
It’s a large place…rows and rows and rows of fruit.
They give you a bucket and you pick just as many as you like. Just getting started:
Shug *loved* picking the muscadines! Oh, he had the biggest time.
So, what’s a girl to do with a bucketful of muscadines? Make muscadine jelly, of course:
In the last month, that jelly has graced our plates on cathead biscuits, been a sauce for duck and roasted chicken, and later this week will serve as a glaze on a cheesecake I’m making for Av. There are a ton of recipes I haven’t tried yet at the vineyard’s website here.