When Mud came home earlier this week with another 3lb or so of plump, juicy cherries, the Mudlets were beside themselves. Their joy, however, was short lived as daddy announced that he had promised the colleague who had supplied the cherries, that I would make cherry jam out of them and he would bring her a jar!
Excellent! Cheers hun! Can’t thank you enough.
Obviously Mud has never had to stand and de-stone and then chop up 3lb of cherries before because, if he had then maybe he wouldn’t have been so willing to volunteer my services – I hope. So here I had 3lb of cherries and a promise to make jam, bearing in mind that my last attempt at making cherry anything, had ended if not in disaster, certainly not in the form of jam or preserve. So no pressure there then. Continue reading