[NAFEX] Isons muscadine

Elizabeth Hilborn ehilborn at mebtel.net
Thu Sep 1 07:32:10 EDT 2011

Thanks Lee! Sounds like a great idea.


On 8/31/2011 11:58 AM, Lee Sharp wrote:
> Betsy,
> One of my favorite things to do with muscadines is to freeze them. After
> picking them wash in sink or large bowl with enough cold tap water to cover
> fruit by about an inch and put one hand full of cooking soda in the
> bowl/sink , them with your hands roll and tumble the fruit in the soda water
> about 30 seconds. Pour that water off and rinse the fruit in about that same
> amount of fresh tap cold water. Let drip dry a short while and put fruit in
> freezer bags and freeze. They could be placed on a dry towel to dry. When
> preparing to eat only take out the amount of fruit you intend to eat
> immediately and place them in a colander and run enough hot water over the
> fruit to partially thaw. They taste like muscadine flavored popsicles. I do
> not eat the skin or seed, just as when eating them fresh and unfrozen. I
> find that after frozen any that are let remain in the fridge unfrozen will
> not taste good the next day or two. You might want to test just a few. I
> enjoy sitting outside on a pretty winter day eating them prepared in the
> above manner.
> Lee
> 8b, Ocean Springs,Ms
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