It's officially summer and cherries
are in season! Here are some ways to enjoy this fruit from your farmer's market or backyard orchard.
Fresh cherries are a treat on their own, and they're easy to find in stores for good prices since they're so abundant this time of year. Besides eating them as a raw fruit snack, try them in main dishes and desserts.Summertime Cherry Recipes:
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- Leave the can of pie filling on the shelf and make your own cherry pie filling with the fresh fruit.
- Toss cherries, melon and nectarines with lettuce to make a fresh, fruity salad.
- Make a cherry cobbler with fresh cherries for a summer dessert that just begs for a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
- Bing cherry lemonade is a perfect cold beverage for a hot summer day.