Beet Wine

Trying this out tomorrow.

Prairie Girl

Beet wine?  Sure, it sounds scary.  But my gramma used to make it and I promise you, Gramma didn’t make junk.  🙂

It’s always seemed like such a shame to me that more people don’t realize that there is a use for just about EVERYTHING most of us think of as garbage.  Maybe you’ve been using your left over boiled veggie water for your household plants or your garden – good for you!  Any step toward creating less waste is a step in the right direction.  But, how many folks would ever consider using water left over from some of their veggies to stir up a delicious batch of wine? 

Now, don’t go thinking you have to spend a fortune on equipment or on fancy wine yeasts or additives, no sirree.  In rural Iowa back in the 40’s and 50’s when Gramma started making her own wine (probably learned from her mother), “wine yeast” and “nutrient” meant…

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About Beer Ranch

I'm a farm/ranch wife and mother of 4. I've lived all my life on a farm caring for Angus cows. Currently we raise cattle and a variety of crops including wheat, corn, sunflowers, millet and peas. It is a great life and great way to raise children. We live and learn everyday about the world God has made for us. We try to find better ways of taking care of the land while raising food for people.
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