He was outside the entire time the porch was being cleaned and he was not interested. He did like the addition of the flags in the geranium pots.
4 cans or bags of sour cherries. They must be the sour ones.
1/2 C. sugar
4 T. corn starch
1 tsp. almond extract
Dump the cherries in a heavy pot reserving 1 cup of cherry juice. Add the sugar. Add the cornstarch to the cherry juice and stir until combined. Add this combo to the cherries and stir cooking over medium heat until it begins to thicken. Remove from the heat and add the almond extract. Let this cool completely before filling your pies.