This recipe for Nutty Blonde Cherry Jam is lighthearted and lovable, the small bits of sweet candied almond bits providing an off-kilter eccentricity that makes it all the more adorable.


And after all, blondes do have more fun — blonde cherries included.


As for flavor, it’s akin to Alicia Silverstone’s analysis of her hit film Clueless: “I think that the film was very deep. I think it was deep in the way that it was very light. I think lightness has to come from a very deep place if it’s true lightness.”

Nutty Blonde Cherry Jam — true lightness that comes from a very deep place. The depth in this case is provided by the lightly browned sugar coating the caramelized almond slices, adding surprising little bursts of crunch.

For this and any other cherry recipe endeavors, you really need to get one of these nifty cherry pitters. Get my favorite Leifheit Cherrystone Remover here; check out this baby in action in SpecD video.

Click here for the recipe for Nutty Blonde Cherry Jam.

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Written by on July 9, 2012 under Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Relish.

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