Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
The cherries leftover from making the shrub have a kind of pickled flavor since they were sitting in a vinegar solution for a full week.
Sweet cherries have a naturally wine-like flavor, making them a great candidate for shrubs. A dose of balsamic enhances the tangy flavor.
Capture summer in a bottle and make this cherry shrub that can be used to liven up a cocktail, fizzy water, or even dessert (vanilla ice cream comes to mind).
Preserve summer bounty by turning some of the fruit into shrub, aka drinking vinegar. A delicious tangy flavor concentrate for beverages.
Cherries, vinegar and seltzer create a unique, tangy, refreshing drink to sip for summer.
A tangy shrub is the perfect way to savor the last days of summer.
Remember popping open a bottle of Cheerwine cherry soda on a hot summer day? Pickled cherry syrup makes a nostalgic base for a tasty grown-up summer cocktail.