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THE ULTIMATE EASY SOUR CHERRY PIE

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

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HOW TO HARVEST AND PRESERVE SOUR CHERRIES LIKE A BOSS

July and August are busy months for the Saskatchewan berry picker. Strawberries start off July, followed by Saskatoon berries, raspberries, and then finally, sour cherries. Of the four, sour cherries are my favourite. Yes, they are a lot of work, but they are well worth the effort. We love them

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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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