RECIPE: Cherry Tart Or Summer Fruit Tart With Lemon Mascarpone Filling

Skip the cherry pie for George Washington”s Birthday (February 22nd). Make this delicious cherry tart instead. The recipe, sent to us by Vermont Creamery via the New England Open House Cookbook, actually works with any fruit. When berry season arrives, make it with blackberries, blueberries, raspberries or strawberries; or call in the stone fruits—apricots, cherries,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Select The Best Fresh Cherries

Cherry season is fleeting—just a couple of weeks in some locations. It is also frustrating, because we’re not having a good cherry season this year. Every cherry we’ve sampled has been bland. They look good, but don’t deliver on the palate. The term “cherry-pick” is a hint. The expression comes from harvesting the fruit: The…
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