Pickled Grapes


1 cup water
3/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tsp. coriander seeds
1 tsp. mustard seeds
1 tsp. allspice berries
5 whole cloves
2 bay leaves, lightly torn
24 large red seedless grapes
Decorative picks

Combine water, vinegar, coriander seeds, mustard seeds,
allspice berries, cloves and bay leaves in a small saucepan.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 1 minute.

Place grapes in a heatproof bowl. Pour vinegar mixture over
grapes. Cool to room temperature, cover and refrigerate at least
2 hours.

To serve, drain grapes and pat dry. Spear 1 or 2 grapes on each
decorative pick.