Cherries are the mother lode of nutritional value.

This is a banner year for cherries. Freeze or dry them for the winter months.

You can make cherry preserves –step by step instructions. Or cherry brandy

Cherries for breakfast? Cherry Breakfast Bread. Cherry french toast or for an on the go breakfast –cherry calzone

Cherries and chocolate are a natural combination.

“In this down-to-earth,
easy to put together cobbler, chocolate and cherries are an irresistible combination. This dessert is great served warm topped with vanilla ice cream.”

Froggy 92.9 visits the market and this week’s featured recipe is chocolate cherry cupcakes

Perfect for Wine Country Cabernet-Cherry Filet Mignon

Or cherry wine galette

Thinking you’d like to make these recipes but worried about the pits –reviews of cherry pitters

You can find cherry pitters at

Hardisty’s Homewares
1565 Farmer’s Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.545.0534.

Oliver’s Market
560 Montecito Court, Santa Rosa. 707.537.7123.
546 E. Cotati Ave., Cotati. 707.795.9501.

G & G Supermarket
1211 W. College Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.546.6877.
7001 Sonoma Mountain Parkway, Petaluma. 707.765.6877.

Sebastopol Hardware Center
660 Gravenstein Hwy. N., Sebastopol. 707.823.7688.

Garrett’s Ace Hardware
1340 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. 707.433.5593.
10540 Old Redwood Hwy., Windsor. 707.433.6590.