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Cherry trees produce two types of berries: sweet cherries are firm, heart-shaped deep red, purple-black or golden colored berries (bing, lambert, tartarian, royal ann); sour cherries are smaller, softer and rounder (early richmond, montmorency, morello). Marischino cherries are made from royal anns. Dried cherries of both types are also available.

plural: cherries


Season: May - August

How to select: Look for bright shiny cherries that are firm but not hard. If they have their stems they will last longer.

How to prepare: flambe, raw

Matches well with: almonds, apricots, balsamic vinegar, black pepper, brandy, caramel, chocolate, Cognac, cream, custards, goat cheese, Grand Marnier, ice cream, Kirsch, lemon, mint, nuts, peaches, plums, port, sour cream, vanilla

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 can (21 oz)
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 684
Calories from Fat 3 (0%)
Total Fat 0.4g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 107mg 4%
Potassium 624mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 166.6g 55%
Dietary Fiber 3.6g 14%
Sugars 3.6g
Protein 2.2g 4%

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