As I mentioned earlier, our friend Ashley from Seattle recently visited. She brought an extra backpack that was completely filled with a 20 pound box of cherries.
Jeremy and I waiting in the airport for Ashley:
Now Jeremy gets to lug the cherries:
Our little beauties, all bundled up and unharmed:
We picked up this cheap little pitter at an Ace hardware and it worked like a charm:
Though pitting 20 pounds of cherries is a very messy job:
Here’s a few jars of the lovely jam we made:
And here are some of the cherries we dried:
We’ve got about a dozen jars of jam and several more pounds of frozen cherries. And we had fun eating cherries with everything for a few days while Ashley was visiting. Thanks Ashley for bringing those lovely Washington cherries!