All posts tagged: Cherries

chopped greek salad with cherries, watermelon, and fresh oven toasted za’atar

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salads / sides

CHOPPED GREEK SALAD WITH CHERRIES, WATERMELON, AND FRESH OVEN TOASTED ZA’ATAR | serves 4 50 sprigs fresh thyme 1 1/2 tablespoons white sesame seeds, toasted 2 teaspoons finely ground sumac 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 2 cups diced watermelon, 1/2- to-3/4 inch dice 2 cups diced persian cucumbers, 1/2- to-3/4 inch dice 3 cups diced heirloom or vine-ripened tomatoes, 1/2- to-3/4 inch dice 2 cups bing cherries, pitted and halved lengthwise Juice of 1 lemon Sea salt 6 […]

Chèvre, Cherry, and Arugula Panini

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Savory / Summer / Tart

  I have this thing for summer fruits and fresh Chèvre cheese. The berry and stone fruit families are walking with the gods this summer and I have been dying to prepare and capture a food moment like this one. Bing and Rainier cherries, Chèvre, and arugula panini.   With these unexpected and fulfilling summer sandwiches, it’s an experience for all of the senses. These two varieties of freshly halved and pitted cherries give off […]

Sour Cherries

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Gluten Free / Summer / Sweet / Tart

  I wanted to juice some limes, and lend some of their juices to this sour cherry granita. Sour cherry-lime granita? Mmmm wonderful, yes. I didn’t though. I remained true to my cherries. I kept their beautiful and genuine promise that they continue to share with me summer after summer to myself this time, and that, I think, is a pretty good way. I wanted to do right by them, preserving their bright, tart-sour, nutty-almond flavor […]