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Bob Shannon

Grand Marais, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Bob Shannon

Bob Shannon lives just outside Grand Marais. A chemist by trade, he is fascinated by natural processes that convert wine into vinegar that are both more interesting and flavorful that most commercially-available products.

Current Courses Offered by Bob Shannon

½ Days
Salad with homemade vinegar

Homemade Vinegars: The Lost Art

Traditionally, home vinegar-making was a natural companion to the common wine-making process. As vinegar became available in the grocery, homes abandoned their vinegar jar for the 5% acid levels provided by commercial varieties. Homemade vinegar ranges in acidity from 1% to 3% and is not suitable for canning products such…
Thu, Nov 21st, 2019
Instructors: Tom McCann, Bob Shannon