|Maraschino Cherry Jam
4 1/2 pounds pitted Royal Anne cherries
4 1/2 pounds sugar
1 ounce red food coloring
1/3 ounce almond flavoring
juice of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoon alum
1/2 cup water
Mix cherries with salt and alum. Let stand overnight.
The next day, wash 3 times and drain. Add water, sugar, coloring,
and cook 5 minutes. Let set all day.
Next morning, boil 5 minutes and let set all day.
Next morning, boil 5 minutes, add lemon juice and almond.
Seal in jars.