Personal Cherry Pie Recipe

Andy Ross of the Wooster Square Cherry Blossom Festival shares his personal size cherry pie recipe featuring King Orchards IQF Montmorency tart cherries. This recipe makes six personal size cherry pies. (5 inch pie tins) Filling 5 C of fresh frozen unsweetened cherries or three 15 oz cans of tart. I use cherries fresh frozen […]

Tart Cherry Juice Hits the Road Running

Tart cherry juice has been making news headlines lately, as more studies are finding that cherry juice can help speed post-exercise recovery.  Last month,  Dave and I hit the road and headed south to represent King Orchards at the ING Georgia Marathon Health & Fitness Expo.

Tips for Selection and Storage of Apples

Rose and Betsy’s top tips for apple buying and storing: Be adventurous! Don’t be afraid to experiment. You have nothing to lose but boredom. Try some new varieties. You may not like them all, but you are sure to make some new discoveries that will become life-long favorites. Keep it cool! Apples continue to ripen […]

Cherry Butternut Squash Stuffing

Ingredients: 2 to 3 strips of bacon, finely diced 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 1 cup (about 1/3 pound) chopped butternut squash 2/3 cup dried tart cherries 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary or sage leaves, chopped 3 tablespoons almonds or pecans, toasted and finely ground 3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs 3 […]

Cherry Festival

We are loading up the tables for the cherry festival right now. We will be at the open space in Traverse City Fri noon until 10 pm. The hours July 5- July 12 are 10 to 10. Our markets are op[en all holiday week-end with strawberries and pies. The sweet cherries are not cooperating and […]

Rain, Rain, Rain!

It’s been raining so much lately! In the past 40 days, we’ve had rain on 24 of them. Hopefully it dries up soon, because the rain can cause the cherries to split. All of our gardens are staked out and planted, so the rain will be good for just a few more days. Guess what […]