grape sugar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n grape sugar an isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Boiled grape juice was the fluid used as a lubricant for the first contact lenses. Eugene Flick, who invented contact lenses in 1887, chose boiled grape juice over sugar water to lubricate the thick glass lenses that covered the entire eye.
    • Grape sugar a sirupy or white crystalline sugar (dextrose or glucose) found as a characteristic ingredient of ripe grapes, and also produced from many other sources. See Dextrose, and Glucose.
    • Grape sugar See Glucose.
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Usage

In literature:

Or make a sauce with beaten butter, and juyce of grapes mixt with ipocras, pour it on the eggs, and scrape on sugar.
"The accomplisht cook" by Robert May
Grape-sugar has, roughly, about three-fifths the sweetening power of cane-sugar.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
Sulphuric acid is capable of converting it into grape, or starch sugar.
"The Stock-Feeder's Manual" by Charles Alexander Cameron
Ripe grapes are good food; but grape-juice, when its sugar has turned to alcohol, is not a safe drink for any one.
"Child's Health Primer For Primary Classes" by Jane Andrews
To the yolk add milk, sugar and grape juice, and pour into glass.
"The Suffrage Cook Book"
To the grapes put an equal weight of sugar; then squeeze the pulp from the skin.
"The Cookery Blue Book" by Society for Christian Work of the First Unitarian Church, San Francisco, California
A variety in the resulting tone is produced by using ten grains of sugar of milk instead of the grape sugar.
"Notes and Queries, Number 208, October 22, 1853" by Various
If made into a pie without stewing, put to each layer of grapes a thick layer of sugar, and a table-spoonful of water.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
This mixture is for grapes containing 25 per cent of sugar.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
Sweet grapes may be canned with less sugar; very sour ones may have more.
"Canned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies: Household Methods of Preparation" by Maria Parloa
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In news:

The beverages are available in Original, Green Grape, Mango, Guava, Pomegranate, Coconut and Sugar-Free varieties.
Meanwhile combine the cranberries , the ½ cup of sugar, grapefruit juice and grape fruit zest and simmer for about 10 min.
Although corn and sugar-beet producers in Michigan can expect record yields in 2008, tart-cherry, apple and grape crops are likely to be sharply lower than a year ago, according to the US Department of Agriculture.
Previously available in 16-ounce cans in Citrus Orange flavor, this summer Unwind will launch Goji Grape, Pom Berry and Citrus Orange in 12-ounce cans containing 40 calories and 10 grams of sugar each.
Bravo 's Salmon Capellini includes roasted fennel, grape tomatoes and sugar snap peas.
4 cups finely chopped granny smith apples 1 cup chopped pear (fresh or canned) ½ cup quartered red grapes ½ cup chopped walnuts (or pecans) 3 TBSP orange juice 1 TBSP brown sugar 2 tsp orange peel.
Steve Fulkerson of Fulkerson Winery in Dundee in the Finger Lakes said grape quality is higher because sugar levels are up.
Grapes mixes crushed pretzels with flour, butter, sugar and egg to make a crunchy crust, pours in a luxurious milk-chocolate filling, then sprinkles on more crushed pretzels as a garnish.
In California, assessment of grape maturity has historically focused on sugar levels.
Roasting brings out the natural sugars in grape tomatoes, providing a flavorful dipping sauce for these creamy and rich polenta fries.
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