In Season: Concord grapes jazz up jelly, juice

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Posted: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 12:00 am

When I saw my friend Angie's photo this weekend of a pint of gorgeous purple concord grapes, I knew I wanted to know more. She said her husband, Andy, found the grapes at the Benson Farmers Market, which readers have two more Saturdays to check out — it ends Sept. 28.

The first thing that comes to most minds when they think of concord grapes, in season in September and October, is jelly. But homemade concord grape juice is delicious, more like nectar than store-bought juice, and it has a thick, smooth texture.

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