RECIPE: Cherry Home Fries

Cherry home fries. Photo courtesy ChooseCherries.com.   One of our beefs with Presidents Day is that it obliterates the birthdays of two great presidents, Abraham Lincoln (February 12th) and George Washington (February 22nd). Both birthdays used to be bank, government and school holidays. In 1971, both presidential holidays were shifted to the third Monday in…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Cherries

Spiced cherries with wine and vinegar. Photo courtesy 34° Foods With Attitude. Leading up to next Monday, we begin a week of cherry tips in honor of our first president, George Washington. The Father of our Country was born on February 22, 1732 on his family estate off the south bank of the Potomac River…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies For Your Valentine

Our previous post is a recipe for Valentine shortbread cookies. But don’t stop there—make Cherry Chocolate Chip cookies as well. February is National Cherry Month. Even though fresh cherry season is in July, you can guess that National Cherry Month honors George Washington, born February 22, 1732 and immortalized for his honesty in the legend…
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