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How to Harvest and Preserve Sour Cherries Like a Boss

This post contains affiliate links.  If you purchase anything, I earn a small commission at no extra charge to you.  Thanks for your support! July is a busy month for the Saskatchewan berry picker.  Strawberries start off the month, followed by saskatoon berries, raspberries, and then finally, sour cherries.  Of the

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For the Love of Berry Picking

It’s a hot sticky morning in July and I wake up to the bright sun at 6:30am.  Why am I up this early?  Oh yes, it’s berry picking season. Yesterday I spent 2 hours in the scorching sun only to pick one pail of Saskatoon berries.  Today I’ll be picking

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No Churn Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Every summer, my family searched high and low for a coveted box of New York Cherry Cheesecake ice cream.  Not just any grocery store would carry it, and even the ones that did didn’t always have it in stock. It was the small-town-holy-grail of ice cream. When I was in

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The Ultimate Easy Sour Cherry Pie

When you live in a cold climate like I do, any fruit we can grow seems extra special.  My mother-in-law has two cherry trees on her acreage, and every year I look forward to harvesting those trees.  Sour cherries have come a long way since the Nanking cherries of my

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10 Fruity Summer No-Bake Desserts

Who wants to turn on the oven in the middle of summer?  Not me!  Here’s 10 delicious and fruity summer no-bake desserts for your eating pleasure. No Churn Ice Creams No-Churn Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream No-Churn Raspberry Chocolate Ice Cream No Bake Pies No Bake Cheesecakes No Bake Saskatoon Berry

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