George Washington did not cut down the cherry tree as Parson Weems said but, after tasting our cherry preserves, you might think he did. Tart and sweet at the same time with the faintest hint of almond, these preserves are a terrific breakfast addition. Martha Washington was famous for her hospitality and bountiful meals. The best fruits and vegetables were harvested from the Mount Vernon gardens and produce was also imported from warmer climates. Canning and preserving was a year-round activity. We hope our Mount Vernon jams, jellies, and preserves, inspired by these 18th-century traditions, are a welcome addition to your pantry. The 10 ounce jar of Mount Vernon Cherry Preserves are made with big pieces of cherries, sugar, pectin, citric acid and almond extract. Made in Virginia with fresh, all-natural ingredients.