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                        PICKLED CHERRIES WITH HYSSOP
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       lb           Large sweet or sour cherries
   12                    4 inch sprigs fresh hyssop
    1       qt           Red wine vinegar
      1/2   c            Sugar
                         Or
      1/3   c            Honey
    4       ts           Pickling salt
                         -----ALTERNATIVES-----
                         Tarragon would also work
 
   Wash and dry cherries, discarding any soft or
   blemished ones. Trim stems to 1/2 inch and prick each
   cherry.
   
   Prepare the jars, lids and boiling water bath. Put
   three springs of hyssop into each hot, dry  jar. Fill
   the jars with cherries leave 1/2 inch headspace.
   
   Combine the vinegar, sugar and salt in a non-recative
   pan, Bring to boil over med-high heat, storring until
   sugar and salt are dissolved. Pour the solution into
   jars, just covering the cherries. Wipe the rims with a
   clean towel and attach lids securely.
   
   Place the jars in boiling water bath, and when the
   water has returned to the boil process for 15 mins.
  
 
 
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