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Grapes Facts

Grapes facts and general information about grapes.

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Grapes are Available:

Grapes grown July– September

How do Grapes Grow:

Grapes grow on vines in a cluster.

What to Look for When Buying Grapes:

Buy grapes that are firm and good color for their variety. Avoid soft or browned grapes.

Grape Storage Tips:

Store unwashed in the fridge. Wash when ready to use or eat.

How to Cook with Grapes:

Grapes are a great snack. They can be used in salads, made into juice, dried. Try grape fruit leather for a healthy snack. 

Grapes Nutrition Facts:

Grapes are full of Vitamin K and Vitamin C. They also have fiber, iron and calcium.

Grape Recipes: 

Pork Salad Croissant Sandwich

2 Cup diced cooked pork
1 medium tart apple, diced
½ Cup halved red grapes
½ Cup mayonnaise
slivered almonds as many as desired
salt and pepper

Combine ingredients together and serve in croissants.

Grape and Nut Dessert

4 oz. cream cheese, softened
4 oz. sour cream
1/4 Cup white vinegar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Tablespoon brown sugar
2 lbs. grapes
2 Tablespoons pecans, chopped or whole

In mixing bowl, blend cream cheese, sour cream, vinegar, vanilla and brown sugar together. Toss in grapes and nuts and stir gently to coat.
Add a small container of this to your kids lunch boxes!

Grape Cooking Video: Grape Salad

Cottage Cheese and Grape Toast

Grape Cooking Ideas

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