3 1/2 pounds Bing cherries
2 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/4 cups brandy
Rinse, stem and pit cherries. Combine sugar, water and lemon juice in saucepan.
Heat to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Pour 1/4 cup syrup into clean, hot
jar. Fill jars with cherries. Add 1/4 cup brandy and more syrup as necessary to
fill each jar, leaving 1/2-inch headspace; seal. Process in a boiling water bath
Yields 5 pints.