Grape succesGrape Success! How to dry your own grapes for year round use.
Since buying a dehydrator, I have been enjoying drying the surplus from the garden and making the most of the bounty in the markets by drying vegies and fruit when they are economical to buy.
I started with apples and quickly moved to mango and plums as the seasons progressed. Now, in March, grapes are just delicious and cheap, so I’ve branched into drying them too.
Whether you have a dehydrator or not, you can dry your own grapes.
Drying your own means:
1. They are not dipped in sulphur which can cause trouble with asthmatics
2. Buy or grow organic and they are completely chemical free
and most wonderful of all,
3. they are like no other dried grape/sultana/raisin you have ever tasted. Each one is plump, juicy and a joy to eat.
Here is how to dry them...