Cherry Nutrition

Cherry Nutrition

Based on 1 cup of Cherries, sour, red, raw Read more at http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/fruits-and-fruit-juices/1861/2

Growing Cherries

Growing Cherries

Cherries grow on a tree that is at least 3 to 4 years old. They will reach full maturity and full fruit production at 7 years. They produce fruit at the beginning of the summer. They require a period of cold to germinate.

Selecting and Storing Cherries

Selecting and Storing Cherries

Cherries are best kept in refrigerators packed in a plastic bag. Do not wash the cherries before storage because excess moisture will quicken decay.

Cherry Pie

Cherry Pie

2 pounds Bing cherries, pitted and halved 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice All-purpose flour, for rolling 1 large egg yolk, beaten with 1 tablespoon water, for egg wash 1 tablespoon turbinado or granulated sugar, for sprinkling read more at http://www.marthastewart.com/314828/sweet-cherry-pie

Bright Spot Farms is a program of the West End Neighborhood House