I absolutely LOVE cherries! I literally eat cherries every day of the season when they are available. (Domestic cherries, not the Chilean imports that are available in the winter/early spring.) The one drawback is that they are a little more expensive than other fruits. But to me it's worth it! It's shaping up to be a great year for cherries from the Northwest, so some of you might see some nice low prices depending on where you live.
My boyfriend's mom also has a cherry tree in her yard. They are the tart cherries but they are also very delicious too!
Cherries are full of nutrients, and not super high in calories - only about 75 calories per cup.
My friend and I went to a roadside fruit stand and split the items we bought. Including cherries! We also bought little bananas a papiya and avacados. Happy Happy. Today I will eat from my garden. I am going to invent a sauce for a porkchop using a few tomatillos, and a tomatoe with side greens (a large brussle sprout leaf and Kale). We had sour cherries in our garden when I was growing up. It was wonderful. 1708 days ago
Cherries are my favorite fruit. I heard one of the farmers at the farmer's market (in Seattle) saying what a great year it's shaping up to be. I'd eat them every day if I could, too, but with 4 of us in the house and the price of organics, it's an occasional treat only. But I'm planning to have a cherry tree in the yard next year, so eventually I'll have my own! 1708 days ago
I absolutely love cherries, also. But we have to depend on grocery store cherries which are way old by the time we get them. Eat a pound for me. NO, don't. I realize what happens when too much fruit is eaten. It used to be called the "greenapple" quick step.
Have a Cherry day! 1708 days ago
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