Perfect Produce
Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
Cherries

Cherries

How to choose, prepare, and store Cherries.
SparkPeople Sponsors Help Keep The Site Free!

Buying Cherries

Look for:
cherries that are clean, bright, shiny, and plump and without blemishes. Look for cherries with fresh, intact stems, which increases shelf life. Sweet cherries should be firm but not hard. Sour cherries should be medium-firm. The sweetest cherries are the darkest cherries.

Avoid:
cherries with cuts, bruises, or dry stems.

Seasonality: Summer

Storing Cherries

Refrigerate cherries up to 10 days.

Preparing Cherries

Wash and remove stems just before eating.

Recipes:
Click here for cherries recipes