It's that time of year, it seems to me, when you look at your tough, leathery runner beans and think "What the devil am I to do with these!". (Come on humour me, dear readers.).
We all know that we can pod the beans and save them to plant for next year, but, here at J and P Towers, we are making runner bean wine.
That is when we're not posing for silly photos....
Here it is - two whole demijohns worth of delicious runner beano vino:
Remember Mr J and P's magnificent beetroot?
Well, magnificent it may look but, unfortunately, a tad woody to the tooth. A drop of beetroot wine anyone?
When Mr J and P's neighbour at the allotment offered him some grapes to make wine with, he thought he was just getting a few bunches. Never in his wildest dreams did he think he was going to get this ginormous boxful:
|There's kilos of the little buggers.|
Mr J and P is going to be a busy little bee this weekend that's for sure:
OK, that's enough from me. Tonight, I'm off to a 50th birthday party where I shall be downing copious amounts of wine I can tell you. Cheers m'dears!