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Friday - August 20, 2010

From: Dunnellon, FL
Region: Southeast
Topic: Vines
Title: Jelly from wild grapes with a few peppervine berries from Dunnellon FL
Answered by: Barbara Medford


Thank you for your quick response to my question. Due to your answer, I am going to make jelly from this juice.


You are very welcome. We used to make jelly from Mustang grapes picked off fences in Central Texas and would be interested to hear how it goes.

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