Peak Season Picks
Peak Season Picks
Cherries!
When are cherries in season? In California, cherry season starts late in April and goes through June. The best time to purchase cherries is typically early May through early June.
What foods are good prepared with cherries? Cherries are fantastic in desserts, made into sauces for main dishes, added to cookies and granola mixes, tossed into a salad and are delicious with chocolate.
What nutritional value do cherries have? Cherries are a powerful superfood! They are a great source of melatonin, potassium, and antioxidants. Cherries are low on the glycemic index and may help to reduce inflammation. A serving of 21 Cherries only has about 100 calories, so grab a handful!

Pair it with these!
Barefoot Bubbly Brut Rosé Bubbling with all the flavors of juicy red raspberries, sweet cherries and pomegranate, this sweet, sparkling Rosé brings an exquisite balance to the tart cherry filling.
Cherry Turnovers [Yields 8 servings]

2 cups cherries, halved and pitted
1 can butter biscuits
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp butter, melted  

Separate biscuit dough into 8 equal parts and roll flat. Place dough crusts on a greased baking sheet and spoon sugar and cherries onto each. Fold each turnover in half (making a half moon shape) and seal by pressing the tips of the dough together with a fork. Brush with melted butter and cook according to biscuit instructions.

 

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