RECIPE: Easy Blueberry Cheesecake Topping

[1] Make a blueberry topping for your cheesecake with fresh or frozen blueberries (photos © Cheesecake.com). [2] You can serve smaller bites. [3] You can also swirl the blueberry topping into the cheesecake batter.   May 26th is National Blueberry Cheesecake Day. It may be hard to find a piece of blueberry cheesecake—cherry and strawberry…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Fresh Cherries

Rainer cherries are now in stores. We got ours at Trader Joe’s. Photo courtesy Washington State Fruit Commission.   You can enjoy dried cherries year-round, but fresh cherries are a special event. They’re only available from mid-May through August, so don’t miss out: Put cherries on your shopping list. Cherries are a healthy snack food…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Cherries

[1] Spiced cherries with wine and vinegar (photo © 34° Foods). [2] George Washington in uniform (portrait by Gilbert Stuart).   Leading up to next Monday, we begin a week of cherry tips in honor of our first president, George Washington. No cherry trees were cut down to create these tips! The Father of our…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies For Your Valentine

Our previous post is a recipe for Valentine shortbread cookies. But don’t stop there—make Cherry Chocolate Chip cookies as well. February is National Cherry Month. Even though fresh cherry season is in July, you can guess that National Cherry Month honors George Washington, born February 22, 1732 and immortalized for his honesty in the legend…
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