Watch Cooking Channel

Picking: Sour Cherries

Sour cherries, fresh from the tree

Sour cherries, fresh from the tree

I can’t get enough of sour cherries. Growing up in Ohio, I’d spend the first half of June up in the cherry tree, reaching for every last can’t-help-but-pucker gem. Even with my “one for the bucket, two for me” mentality, my family ended up with loads of cherries that would find their way into pies, jam, cobblers, muffins and more.

I headed back to my parents’ house last weekend and snagged a few choice cherries from home. The dilemma: What’s the best way to enjoy my limited supply? I searched the Interwebs for inspiration, then got cooking.

There are always the classics: You can’t go wrong with a cherry pie, like this one from Gastronomer’s Guide, and fresh cherries are the only way to go. (Seriously — put down the can opener!) Yes, you have to pit them (find out how here).  And yes, it’s still worth it.

Gastronomer's Guide - Sour Cherry Pie

Gastronomer's Guide - Sour Cherry Pie

Another can’t-miss favorite? Cherry cobbler.  I never met a cobbler I didn’t like, but this one from Whipped looks especially delicious with its buttery top and tart cherry filling. And, of course, the pièce de résistance: They top it off with vanilla ice cream.

cherry-cobbler

Fresh Cherry Cobbler - Whipped

Our own Bill Granger‘s almond-crusted, cherry-studded Rustic Cherry Tart also sounds mighty tempting.

CCBGF106_rustic-cherry-tart_s4x3_lg

Bill Granger's Rustic Cherry Tart

Cherries are great in sweets, but they’re equally tasty in savory dishes, like The Wright Recipes’ sour cherry-mint relish with pork chops. Dinner and dessert from the cherry tree? Yes, please!

Sour Cherry-Mint Relish With Pork Chops - The Wright Recipes

Sour Cherry-Mint Relish With Pork Chops - The Wright Recipes

In the end, I went traditional — the thought of a warm, bubbly cherry crisp was just too good to pass up. I mixed in a pile of fresh rhubarb (also procured on my weekend trip), then topped it off with crumbly, buttery oat topping.

cherry-rhubarb-crumble

My Cherry-Rhubarb Crumble

But if I find another batch of these red jewels at the farmers’ market, trying some more of these recipes would be, well, the cherry on top.

What’s your favorite sour cherry recipe?

Tags:

Comments (3389)

  1. strona z randkami posted 12/02/2012

    The Silent Shard…

    This tends to almost certainly be quite valuable for some of the work I want to do not only with my blogging site but…

  2. odszukaj milosc swego zycia posted 12/02/2012

    The Ships’s Voyages…

    I think technology just makes it even worse. Now there is a channel to in no way treatment, now there won’t be considered a prospect for them to discover….

  3. facetime sex cams posted 12/03/2012

    Third Flower…

    My spouse and i are actually now delighted that Albert could carry out his reports as a result of the thoughts he had by your web page. It’s every now and then perplexing to only constantly be giving away techniques which lots of people might have bee…

  4. najlepsza randka posted 12/03/2012

    Whispering Misty…

    So sorry you are going to skip the workshop!…

  5. darmowa strona randki posted 12/03/2012

    The Silent Shard…

    This could likely be fairly practical for some of the positions I decide to don’t only with my blog but…

  6. Great website…

    [...]we like to honor many other internet sites on the web, even if they aren’t linked to us, by linking to them. Under are some webpages worth checking out[...]……

  7. nationwideautoguard autoguard posted 12/04/2012

    Recommeneded websites…

    [...]Here are some of the sites we recommend for our visitors[...]……

  8. renewlife candida diet posted 12/04/2012

    Sites we Like……

    [...] Every once in a while we choose blogs that we read. Listed below are the latest sites that we choose [...]……

  9. Awesome website…

    [...]the time to read or visit the content or sites we have linked to below the[...]……

  10. gtd download posted 12/04/2012

    Blogs ou should be reading…

    [...]Here is a Great Blog You Might Find Interesting that we Encourage You[...]……

  11. CPA in Pasadena posted 12/04/2012

    The Silent Shard…

    This may probably be very helpful for a few within your jobs I intend to don’t only with my web site but…

  12. no fax payday loans posted 12/05/2012

    no fax payday loans…

    [...]The information and facts talked about within the article are a few of the most effective offered [...]…

  13. Make money online posted 12/05/2012

    Sites we Like……

    [...] Every once in a while we choose blogs that we read. Listed below are the latest sites that we choose [...]……

  14. lida hapi posted 12/06/2012

    Sites we Like……

    [...] Every once in a while we choose blogs that we read. Listed below are the latest sites that we choose [...]……

  15. Sites we like…

    the time to read or visit the content or sites we have linked to below the…

  16. Herbal Smoke Online posted 12/06/2012

    Visitor recommendations…

    [...]one of our visitors recently recommended the following website[...]……

  17. Pakar SEO posted 12/06/2012

    News info…

    I was reading the news and I saw this really interesting info, fabulous…

  18. orlando chiropractors posted 12/06/2012

    Check this out…

    [...] that is the end of this article. Here you’ll find some sites that we think you’ll appreciate, just click the links over[...]……

  19. winterspring frostsaber posted 12/07/2012

    Read was interesting, stay in touch……

    [...]please visit the sites we follow, including this one, as it represents our picks from the web[...]……

  20. youtube views posted 12/07/2012

    Cool sites…

    [...]we came across a cool site that you might enjoy. Take a look if you want[...]……

  21. Jody Coldiron posted 12/07/2012

    Souls in the Waves…

    Superior Early morning, I just stopped in to go to your website and assumed I would say I liked myself….

  22. have an affair posted 12/07/2012

    Sites we Like……

    [...] Every once in a while we choose blogs that we read. Listed below are the latest sites that we choose [...]……

  23. pdf editor mac download posted 12/07/2012

    Read was interesting, stay in touch……

    [...]please visit the sites we follow, including this one, as it represents our picks from the web[...]……

  24. sales letter designer posted 12/07/2012

    Read was interesting, stay in touch……

    [...]please visit the sites we follow, including this one, as it represents our picks from the web[...]……

  25. ZQuiet posted 12/07/2012

    Cool sites…

    [...]we came across a cool site that you might enjoy. Take a look if you want[...]……

  26. Websites we think you should visit…

    [...]although websites we backlink to below are considerably not related to ours, we feel they are actually worth a go through, so have a look[...]……

  27. Jaco Beach Tours posted 12/07/2012

    Websites worth visiting…

    [...]here are some links to sites that we link to because we think they are worth visiting[...]……

  28. erp system posted 12/07/2012

    Blogs ou should be reading…

    [...]Here is a Great Blog You Might Find Interesting that we Encourage You[...]……

  29. ebook design posted 12/07/2012

    Superb website…

    [...]always a big fan of linking to bloggers that I love but don’t get a lot of link love from[...]……

  30. Low Rate Merchant Accounts posted 12/08/2012

    Excellent website…

    the time to read or visit the content or sites we have linked to below the…

  31. Processing Equipment posted 12/08/2012

    Sites we like…

    the time to read or visit the content or sites we have linked to below the…

  32. Cash Flow posted 12/08/2012

    Cool sites…

    Here are some of the sites we recommend for our visitor…

  33. Visit These Guys posted 12/08/2012

    Read was interesting, stay in touch……

    [...]please visit the sites we follow, including this one, as it represents our picks from the web[...]……

  34. here posted 12/08/2012

    Awesome website…

    [...]the time to read or visit the content or sites we have linked to below the[...]……

  35. Look At These Guys posted 12/08/2012

    Gems form the internet…

    [...]very few websites that happen to be detailed below, from our point of view are undoubtedly well worth checking out[...]……

  36. Private Eye posted 12/08/2012

    Recent Blogroll Additions……

    [...]usually posts some very interesting stuff like this. If you’re new to this site[...]……

  37. Navigate To This Website posted 12/08/2012

    Awesome website…

    [...]the time to read or visit the content or sites we have linked to below the[...]……

  38. You Can Find Out More posted 12/08/2012

    Superb website…

    [...]always a big fan of linking to bloggers that I love but don’t get a lot of link love from[...]……

  39. referencement a montreal posted 12/08/2012

    Blogs ou should be reading…

    [...]Here is a Great Blog You Might Find Interesting that we Encourage You[...]……

  40. Sneak A Peek At This Website posted 12/08/2012

    Recent Blogroll Additions……

    [...]usually posts some very interesting stuff like this. If you’re new to this site[...]……

  41. locksmith camarillo posted 12/08/2012

    You should check this out…

    [...] Wonderful story, reckoned we could combine a few unrelated data, nevertheless really worth taking a look, whoa did one learn about Mid East has got more problerms as well [...]……

  42. buy youtube views posted 12/08/2012

    You should check this out…

    [...] Wonderful story, reckoned we could combine a few unrelated data, nevertheless really worth taking a look, whoa did one learn about Mid East has got more problerms as well [...]……

  43. see posted 12/09/2012

    Recent Blogroll Additions……

    [...]usually posts some very interesting stuff like this. If you’re new to this site[...]……

  44. drzwi ogniowe posted 12/09/2012

    OK…

    I carry on listening to the news bulletin lecture about receiving boundless online grant applications so I have been looking around for the finest site to get one. Could you tell me please, where could i get some?…

  45. link posted 12/09/2012

    Links…

    [...]Sites of interest we have a link to[...]……

  46. real estate agency posted 12/09/2012

    Websites we think you should visit…

    [...]although websites we backlink to below are considerably not related to ours, we feel they are actually worth a go through, so have a look[...]……

  47. Click To Find Out More posted 12/10/2012

    Websites you should visit…

    [...]below you’ll find the link to some sites that we think you should visit[...]……

  48. here posted 12/10/2012

    Sites we Like……

    [...] Every once in a while we choose blogs that we read. Listed below are the latest sites that we choose [...]……

  49. Alternative Projector Lamps posted 12/10/2012

    The Ships’s Voyages…

    I believe technological innovation just can make it even worse. Now there’s a channel to never ever treatment, now there won’t be a possibility for them to discover….

  50. no survey or password posted 12/10/2012

    Websites worth visiting…

    [...]here are some links to sites that we link to because we think they are worth visiting[...]……

Post a New Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

c