CHERRY TIP OF THE DAY: Hot Tea Russian-Style

Russians have traditionally sweetened hot tea with a spoonful of cherry preserves instead of sugar. It’s delicious. If you want the experience without the calories, look for a sugar-free cherry preserves. Chukar Cherries’ No Sugar Added Red Sour Cherry Preserve is so good, you can’t even tell that there’s no sugar added! For zero calories,…
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CHERRY TIP OF THE DAY: Cherry Salad Garnish

Toss some dried cherries into a salad for flavor, color and a higher antioxidant burst. Cherries complement just about any salad, from plain greens to salads with blue cheese or goat cheese to chicken and tuna salad. Combine dried cherries along with the raisins in curried chicken salad for a show-stopper. Speaking of which, try…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Deep Freeze Cherry Pie

Chukar Cherrie’s Triple Cherry Cobbler & Pie Filling. Photo by Corey Lugg | THE NIBBLE. Love cherry pie? Most people make it from any old canned supermarket cherry goop, which tastes as much of cloying sugar as it does of cherries. You can make a much more flavorful cherry pie with frozen tart cherries, or…
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CHERRY TIP OF THE DAY: “Instant” Cherry Cake With Dried Cherries

Turn your favorite cake into a cherry cake with dried cherries. Photo by Melody Lan | THE NIBBLE Turn your favorite cake recipe—chocolate cake, pound cake, even carrot cake—into a cherry cake, just by mixing a cup of dried cherries into the batter. Or, stir 1/4 cup of died cherries into the filling or frosting.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Cherries

Spiced cherries with wine and vinegar. Photo courtesy 34° Foods With Attitude. Leading up to next Monday, we begin a week of cherry tips in honor of our first president, George Washington. The Father of our Country was born on February 22, 1732 on his family estate off the south bank of the Potomac River…
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