Good source of vitamin C and fiber.
What To Look For
Stems should be green and flexible. Avoid soft spots, bruises, and splits. Red cherries are ripe when deep red. White and yellow varieties are ripe when flushed with pink.
Easy Storage and Preparation
Will keep at room temperature for a few days, or longer in the refrigerator. Remove stems and pits just before using. Once the stem is removed, the cherry will deteriorate rapidly.
Raw (sweet varieties only): salads, smoothies, and sorbets.Cooked: compotes, cobblers, pies, and sauces for poultry.
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