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?
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.
Some jam is touchy, requiring that everything be just so. And others are easy, coming together almost in spite of you. This quince jam is the latter -- a real floozy of a jam that anyone can make.