Monday, July 23, 2012
In Season: Cherries
I marched up and down and through every dirt road, corn field and briar patch on my grandparents' farm, formally known as "The Farm," and picked wild blackberries and raspberries and homegrown strawberries, fresh warm peaches, crisp apples...
But I had no idea there were wild cherry trees along the edge of the woods until my dad found them on a hike not too long ago. A precious find.
The most common kinds of cherries are the wild, or sweet, cherry and the sour cherry. They are in season in North America during the summer months, but peak season is in June. And if you're looking for something delicious to whip up with some fresh cherries, give these recipes a try: