These easy, delicious crostini are topped with juicy balsamic-roasted cherries and tangy goat cheese.
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This quinoa salad takes Middle Eastern flavors and ties them together with sumac-laced lemon vinaigrette. Fortunately, the mix of tart, dried cherries, mint, parsley, salty feta and pomegranate seeds is enough to make you forget you're eating healthy.
A classic swizzle is made with rum, lime, sugar, and mountains of crushed ice, but here, the lime is left out, in favor of a tangy syrup made from cherry and sumac (a tart spice).
Brandied cherries add a deep cherry flavor and boozy kick to this rustic French custard.
These rich blondies are flavored with honey, studded with dried cherries, and topped with salty, crunchy Marcona almonds. They'll satisfy fruit and nut lovers alike.
White chocolate, cherries, and almonds make these dessert-worthy biscotti.
A handful of rice and a whole lot of milk make magic in the oven. A whole vanilla pod flavors the pudding, and the entire thing is topped with a cherry syrup spiked with rum. It's comfort in a dish.
Originally, this chicken and rice dish, with its mix of cinnamon and almonds, reminded me of Morocco, which isn't such a bad place to be. But then I realized that the spices are just as comfortable in India. In the end, I decided that as long it tasted good I would let the dish remain a bit ambiguous.
This simple tart cherry cocktail is the perfect antidote to mid-winter gloom.
If you can barrel-age cocktails, why not barrel-age a mocktail?
These ginger cookies play up the combination of spicy candied ginger and tart dried cherries.
In this sangria, a red wine base gets a boost of cherry flavor from Cherry Heering liqueur.
This fun and easy Italian-American Ice cream dessert is flavored with chocolate, pistachio, and cherry-almond.
Now's the height of cherry season, and what's better than cherry pie? How about individual, miniature cherry pies? The perfect excuse to eat a whole pie yourself!
Sprite gives the candies a faint acidity that helps them taste like the real thing, and to that same end I've made suggestions for how to flavor each color to match the classic flavor line up. But don't hesitate to experiment! No doubt you'll think of all sorts of fun, alternative flavor pairings limited only by the extracts or freeze dried fruits you can get your hands on.
The cherries are soaked overnight in a few tablespoons of liquor. I used Jack Daniels because it's what I had on hand, but any liquor will work—try brandy or even Grand Marnier.
The concentrated sweetness of roasted cherries runs in ribbons through this ultra-creamy goat cheese ice cream.
There isn't much that beats a perfectly ripe, juicy peach on a summer day. With their fuzzy skin, blushing hues, and intoxicating aroma, peaches are a sign that summer is in full swing. After using peaches in everything from salsas to French toast, I thought it was high time to create a peach-inspired cocktail.
This custardy French classic is great for those days when you don't feel like rolling out a crust—just scatter the bottom of a cast-iron skillet with fruit, buzz the batter in a blender, and bake until browned and puffy.