Fruit

A Short History of Your Life, Told in Cherries — Cherry Checklist

You can define any period of your life based on certain things: the clothes you wore, your favorite bands, your hairstyle, and even what kind of cherries (or cherry-flavored things) you liked. It sounds crazy, but it's true.

Take a tour through your life (from childhood to now) by following along with this list of graduating cherry preferences.

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The Best Peach to Buy for Every Occasion — Peachy Keen

Peach season is upon us and I've already made it my personal mission to gobble up as many of these sweet stone fruits as I can fit in my belly. It seems there are more and more peach varieties every year and as for the best ones to buy, well, that all depends on just what you're looking for. Based on what's most available, here's what you need to know about the peaches you'll find at the market this summer.

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The Easiest Way to Pit a Peach — Peachy Keen

When it comes to getting peaches off the pit, there are a few different methods that get the job done. Proceed with caution, though, because not all methods are created equal. There's truly an easier way to get the job done, and this is it.

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This Is the Best Way to Store Peaches — Peachy Keen

We're approaching the middle of July, which means one thing to fruit-lovers: Those seductively fragrant peaches you've been waiting for are here. We've already shared a few tips to help you pick the best peaches of the lot, but it's just as important you know how to store them when you get home. The answer all depends on how ripe the peaches are and when you plan to use them. Here's what you need to know.

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Recipe: Quick Cherry Jam — Recipes from The Kitchn

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In case you needed an excuse to bring home a big bundle of cherries from the farmers market, this simple summery jam is it. It's a sweet, deeply flavored spread, suitable for beginners and repeat jam-makers alike, that comes together on the stovetop with just three ingredients. It's bursting with cherry flavor and has a chunky, thick texture that's just right for spreading on toast. When you're pitting all those cherries, just remember this jam will be waiting at the end of the tunnel.

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How To Grill Peaches: The Easiest, Simplest Method — Peachy Keen

The grill has the ability to elevate sweet, juicy peaches from over-the-sink snack to dessert or a side dish with nothing more than heat. Grilled peaches are the kind of magic that happens in a hot grill's twilight — when dinner is nearly done, and sweet fruit is the only thing that can be reasonably paired with the cold wine and the ice cream destined for dessert.

The truth is that grilled peaches are stunningly simple. They only require fresh peaches and olive oil, make the most of residual heat from a cooling grill, and can play side dish to grilled meats or become a knock-out summer dessert. Here's how to make the best peaches on the grill in just four steps.

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