sweet dark, with pits and stems
apple cider vinegar
Wash cherries and set out on paper towels to dry.
In heavy saucepan or preserving kettle, combine water, vinegar, sugar and salt.
Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
Pack cherries into hot, sterilized jars.
Ladle syrup over top, leaving ⅛ inch headspace.
Seal immediately in 8oz jars and process 10 minutes in boiling water bath.
First published: 1996-01-27 last updated: 2015-03-26