But I was lucky this year, I found Chokecherries through a group on Facebook and I also found Crabapples so I happily made my juice.
I wash and clean them.
and then I boil them whole
When they get soft I drain and reserve the juice that is there .
Then I mash the apples
and I pour water over them and boil them again.
Once they are boiled I strain the juice out of the mush.
Some people don't but I squeeze the juice out to make the process faster.
I end up with my juice that I use to make my jelly with: