1. Wash and stem fresh, firm ripe grapes.
  2. Put 1-2 cups grapes in a hot, clean quart jar.
  3. Add ½ to 1 cup sugar (or honey).
  4. Fill jar with boiling water (leave ½ inch head space).
  5. Process 15-20 minutes in boiling water bath.
  • Variations submitted by Linda Gyorkey (Metamora), Leota Pohl (Almont), Linda Kaeding (Metamora). Editors Suggestion: Try filling jars to top with grapes then fill with hot grape juice (available at vineyard). Then you will be preserving only fruit and not ½ to ¾ water. Strain out fruit and add water to taste before serving.