On the way out Saturday I noticed a small sign on one of the plots. 'Help yourself to red and blackcurrants as our freezer is full'! How nice. Mr R was ready to go home so we didn't stop but I noticed that both the red and blackcurrants bushes were laden down with currants.
Today I brought a container and popped down to the currents. The blackcurrants had been stripped from the bushes which didn't really bother me since I am not that fond of them.
The redcurrants however were virtually untouched. I popped down to pick whilst Mr R was watering and in just a short time had a box full of ruby red juicy jewels!
They are now in the freezer in four small bags ready to be used this winter. I think I will pop some into my cranberry relish this Thanksgiving and any jam I make will get a handful to ensure there is pectin present.
I must pop into the supermarket and see how much redcurrants cost. I always like to know the extent of my bargains.
What do you do with currents, leave me a comment below please. Thanks.