Cherry Jubilee Week: Bourbon Cherries and Manhattan Floats

by Chris Gardner

Cherry Jubilee Week: Bourbon Cherries and Manhattan Floats

Check out Part I: Easy Cherry Syrup and a Sparkling Cherry Cooler and Part II: Canned Fresh Cherries, Perfect Over Ice Cream.

With basic canned cherries accomplished, I thought it might be fun to try a twist on preserving the rest of the cherries. I'd seen 'bourbon cherries' in gourmet shops...fresh whole cherries swimming in bourbon, adding that smoky oakiness to the cherries, and the cherries giving their sweetness to the bourbon. Here's...

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Cherry Jubilee Week: Canned Fresh Cherries, Perfect Over Ice Cream

by Chris Gardner

Check out Part I: Easy Cherry Syrup and a Sparkling Cherry Cooler.

Cherry Jubilee Week: Canned Fresh Cherries, Perfect Over Ice Cream

So....with more than five pounds of cherries left from syrup making, I realized I was gonna have to get these dudes processable so that, come winter time, I'd be to able use them in a variety of ways. Creating pie filling for freezing was an option, as well as just throwing the cherries whole into the freezer, but I wanted to be able to keep them versatile for whatever...

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