Cherry-Honey Relish

Cherry-Honey RelishRecipe
Photo: Charles Walton; Styling: Leslie Byars Simpson

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 (16-ounce) can pitted tart cherries in syrup, undrained
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon water
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted


Bring first 7 ingredients to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until sugar dissolves.

Combine cornstarch and water, stirring until smooth. Add cornstarch mixture to cherry mixture, stirring constantly.

Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat; boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in pecans. Cool; store in refrigerator up to 1 week. Serve with roasted pork, turkey, chicken, or baked ham.