The Grape Beyond
The co-op has been filling and refilling our local grapes- it seems you can’t get enough of these flavorful little guys! Our local grapes come from Erdle Farm in Silver Creek, NY. As the harvest rolls on there are a number of delicious varieties available, here is a quick guide to some of the grapes you may find in store…
Color: Brick reddish
Flavor: Mild, fruity, berry taste
How were eating them: A dessert grape, we’re pairing this one with our favorite snacking cheese
Flavor: mild and fruity
How were eating them: By the handful! These guys make an excellent snack.
Flavor: grape-y flavor
How were eating them: A few days after they are picked. Acid in these grapes needs time to settle to bring out its best flavor.
Flavor: very mild grape flavor
How were eating them: Another great snack variety, savor the flavor by popping them plain!
Flavor: Strong sweet taste that many compare to strawberries
How were eating them: With pecans and apples in a chicken salad.
Color: Vibrant green
Flavor: Sweet and tart
How were eating them: In a fruit salad with blueberries, cherry tomatoes, nectarine, and a little balsamic glaze
Color: Dark blue/purple
Flavor: Strong grape-y flavor
How were eating them: On sourdough with this great Sourdough Focaccia recipe