Wednesday, August 26, 2015
GRANDMOTHER OLIVE's WINE RECIPES
2 1/2 cups of rye grain
4 lbs. sugar
1 lb raisins
1 grated potato
1 gallon water
1 yeast cake (wet yeast in water)
Mix ingredients and let stand for 30 days. Strain and bottle.
CHOKE CHERRIE WINE
Measure cherries and grind through meat chopper pits and all. Then to each quart of cherries add 1 quart of boiling water. Let stand 48 hours. Strain and measure juice. To each gallon add 3 pounds of sugar, 1 pound raisins, 1 yeast cake and let stand two weeks. Strain again and bottle.
1 gal. blossoms picked when the sun shines on them
1 gal boiling water poured on them
3 lbs sugar
Let stand three days. Then put in kettle with rind. Boil 15 minutes. Strain through flannel bag and add the inside (pulp) of the lemon and oranges after taking out seeds, add sugar. When nearly cold add two tablespoons or 2/3 cake yeast. Let stand in warm place one week. Strain again. Let stand three weeks to "work", then bottle. Note: Let stand at least 3 weeks until fermentation ceases.