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Raisins versus Currents

CA Kate z9
2 months ago

I was raised in Nebraska in the 50s and 60s. We grew, dried and baked with what we called currents grown on a current bush; they were berries.

I now have discovered that what are called "currents" are really tiny, seedless, dried grapes. I ordered a bag of what I thought were the "currents" of my youth only to discover that they are Zanta Currents and are really grapes.

One of my Grandsons is highly allergic to grapes and I thought that currents , as I remember them, would be a good substitute for raisins. So much for my grand idea.

Do any of you remember real currents? or know where I can actually get some real dried berries?

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