Saturday, July 21, 2007

Cherries Garish Glory Revealed

Have you ever had a real maraschino cherry? Let me answer for you: no.

Melissa Clark of the NYT writes on the lost art of maraschino cherries and turns to cherry-making. She includes recipes for both Maraschino Cherries and Spiced Brandied Cherries.

She concludes, of course, "that the best things are worth the bother." Amen.

Read the entire article - I'm busy trying to find sour cherries and maraschino liqueur - in Alabama!

1 comment:

Wendy said...

nothing to do with cherries

have you told the baracuda that it's ok to let my e-mail through?

love ya
Wen