I realize that this is about 18 posts all covering only three days, but that's really how it happened. When you've got a full schedule and you're trying to get ready to leave town, that is when the apricots all ripen and threaten to fall to the ground!
Joss had to be involved every step of the way
It looks like we're making apricot schnapps here, but no such luck -- just washing and pitting them for jam. I'll wager that the charming gent here would know more about making it!