Adventures with Cherries

Sweet cherries are in season.  Here are some of my cherry dessert attempts and winner.

sweet bing cherries
Sweet Bing Cherries

The first summer my husband and I were married, we knew someone who knew someone who had sweet cherry trees.  That someone had more cherries than they wanted, and since we loved cherries, we were invited to come and pick cherries from their tree.  We were having fun, and ended up picking gallons of cherries. Continue reading

Polka Dot Popsicles

Blueberries in coconut milk for a whimsical, dairy-free summer treat. polkadot popsicles

This dessert was so simple to make.  Normally, I just fill my popsicle molds with juice.  I feel better feeding the kids something besides flavored sugar-water, and they are happy to have a cold treat on a hot day.  But today, I thought I would try something different.  The coconut milk is creamy and slightly sweet, and the blueberries are slightly tart.   Continue reading