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?
Sour cherries are more than just for pie! They make a terrific cordial. Make it now while the cherries are in season, let it steep until December when on a wet cold day you can bottle your little souvenir of June. (Best part? No pitting necessary.)