Suzi's Blog

Poached Cherries

Although the season is winding down, you can still find cherries here and there at some farmers markets and certainly in your supermarket. Suzen is always picking up a bag and sampling on the drive home. Last week, I was in Yellowstone National Park and my daughter gave me one she had brought from Washington…

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Lamb Chops with Roasted Cherry Vinaigrette

Lamb Chops with Roasted Cherry Vinaigrette Yield: serves 6 Ingredients: For the vinaigrette: 1 pound fresh sweet cherries such as Bing or Rainer, pitted and halved 8 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Sat salt, preferably gray salt Freshly ground black pepper 6 scallions, white part only, cut on the bias into ¼ inch pieces 1 ½…

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Homemade Cherry Syrup

That is cherry wood in the background. From a 12-foot cherry dining room table that Suzen fell in love with. And around which we built our house in the Catskills. I know that sounds a little backwards — a house for table, and for the dining room she craved. But that is what Suzi wanted.…

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Bing Cherry Salsa

For pork, chicken, or cream cheese. Bing Cherry Salsa Yield: 1 cup Ingredients: 1 cup pitted fresh Bing cherries 1 tablespoon minced green bell pepper 2 tablespoon chopped fresh basil Grated zest and juice of one lemon ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce Dash Tabasco sauce Salt Preparation: Chop the ingredients to medium coarseness and combine. Season…

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