Sour cherries meet their soul mates, tart beach plums. The beach plum jelly base thinkens the cherry jam. The cherries are left whole for a delux presentation. Low sugar pectin keeps things from getting too tame. It's good.
Channel your inner granny and make this spicy sour cherry liqueur. It's just cherries, and a whole lot of sugar plus a whole lot of time. But in the end, you've got sweet cherry elixir to get you through the winter.
On a lovely fall day a few weeks ago, my friends and I made a big batch of cider. I’m fascinated with preserving food by making booze. I find cider particularly interesting because after the prep, the yeast does all the work for you.