NATIONAL CHERRY MONTH

Since the cherry trees come to life in February, it’s the perfect time for National Cherry Month! Throughout Washington D.C., the cherry blossoms burst to life just in time for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. This annual event began in 1912. The people of Japan sent 3,000 cherry trees as a gift to the United …
Continue reading NATIONAL CHERRY MONTH

NATIONAL CHERRY TURNOVER DAY – August 28

National Cherry Turnover Day on August 28th praises a tasty and sweet hand pie. These cherry-filled pastries are best enjoyed hot. However, like any pie, many eat them at room temperature, too. Add a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream. No doubt your enjoyment will be doubled.  Cherry turnovers are a …
Continue reading NATIONAL CHERRY TURNOVER DAY – August 28

NATIONAL CHERRIES JUBILEE DAY – September 24

On September 24th National Cherries Jubilee Day serves up a tasty dessert. Smitten with this simply elegant dessert, cherry lovers celebrate this sweet holiday with delight. Auguste Escoffier receives the credit for the Cherries Jubilee recipe. Since he knew Queen Victoria’s fondness for cherries, Escoffier prepared the dish for one of her Jubilee celebrations. However, …
Continue reading NATIONAL CHERRIES JUBILEE DAY – September 24

NATIONAL CHERRY TART DAY – June 17

National Cherry Tart Day is a tart dispute.  While usually observed on June 17, it is also suggested that June 18 and 21 are also the days for this unofficial food holiday.  To be on the safe side, make three. Now, if you are looking for a cherry pie, we’ve blown the top off that day.  …
Continue reading NATIONAL CHERRY TART DAY – June 17