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?
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.
Probably the last of the cherries for this season, but I made 'em into a jam and a syrup.
... I noticed the birds were eating the nanking cherries so I grabbed a container and filled it up! Since they are such a small fruit it’s best to juice them and make something with the juice...