[ Cherries ]
Date: Late 18th or early 19th century; exact date unknown.
Source: Militia Regulations Book
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Reference: MG 100 Vol. 1 No. 5 / Microfilm Reel 786
Instructions for preserving cherries pasted on the pages of a book of Militia Regulations.
take some Cherries and boil them in fair water and when the
Liquor is well coloured strain it then take some of the best
Cherries with their weight in sugar then Lay one Layer of
sugar and another of Cherries and soon till they are all in
and then pour some Liquor of the Cherries into it and boil
the Cherries till they are well coloured then take them
up and boil the syrup till it will button on the side
of a potatoe and when they are cold put them up