Maraschino

Maraschino & Cocktail Cherries

As much as the maraschino cherry is reviled by professional bartenders, it is lovingly embraced by the consumers of sundaes and artificially flavoured fruit “martinis”. Why do people love the artificial variety? Aside from the brilliant red colour, the cherries remain plump like a cherry should be, and not shriveled like the head of a 105 year old person. Oddly, a portion of my part-time… [Continue]

Method of Preserving Fresh Cherries

Patent 4298623 Issued on November 3, 1981. Estimated Expiration Date: December 14, 1999.

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This invention relates to the processing of cherries, and more particularly to a method of processing fresh uncooked cherries in such amanner as to render the cherries storable. The invention further concerns a method of processing cherries which have been stored in the manner contemplated… [Continue]

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