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Recipes to Get You Through Cherry Season

Sarah

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Jun 27th, 2014

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It’s cherry season! But before we dig into some recipes, we need to address the dreaded pitting of the cherry to make the assembly of all the recipes below a piece of cake. When you have to pit a bunch of cherries, try the tried and true method of tapping them with a mallet. For a quick how-to check out this video.

Below are some recipes to take you through your entire day. From breakfast through dessert, we’ve compiled some of the best recipes to take advantage of the season. If you can’t get enough of these delicious Cherry recipes, check out our Sweet Summery Cherry Recipes board on Pinterest for even more ideas.

Breakfast: Pistachio Cherry Cream Stuffed French Toast

Cutting into french toast gets better when you discover it’s stuffed with a delicious filling. Top it with some maple syrup, pistachio’s and powdered sugar and you’ll be dying for seconds. Get the pin here.

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Lunch: Orzo Salad with Cherries and Feta

For a light and healthy lunch try this easy make ahead salad. Store in mason jars, add to a picnic basket and head to your favorite park. Get the pin here.

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Dinner: Cherry Bomb Chicken and Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Cherry Salsa

If a recipe has the “bomb” in it you know it has to be delicious and full of flavor. Plus, you gotta love the health benefits  of the sweet potato — heart-healthy and high in fiber! Get the pins here and here.

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After Dinner Cocktail: Sweet & Sour Cherry Sparkler

Summer calls for refreshing cocktails on the patio. Poured over ice and topped with a cherry makes it even sweeter. Get the pin here.

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Dessert: Sour Cherry Slab Pie

Want to try a twist on a cherry pie? Check out this “slab” pie that you get to top with a delicious sugar glaze. Get the pin here.

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