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The “Cherry-T Ball Drop”

December 29, 2009 | Posted by admin

The “Cherry-T Ball Drop” is scheduled on New Year’s Eve 2009. “It will be like Times Square, just a bit smaller, with a Northern Michigan feel,” jokes Brian Sweebe, one of the organizers of the event. “We are going to have a giant Cherry drop from the sky as the clock strikes midnight.” The 200 […]

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Dark Chocolate Bark with Dried Cherries

December 18, 2009 | Posted by admin

Chocolate bark recipes are always fun and simple to make.  Try any of the recipes below and you won’t be disappointed.  All combine chocolate with dried fruit and nuts—just choose your nut and enjoy! Ingredients: 1-1/2   cups walnuts, halved (about 6 oz) 8          oz bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 1          cup Brownwood Acres Montmorency Dried Tart […]

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Ginger Cookies with Dried Cherries

December 18, 2009 | Posted by admin

These easy cookies are so simple- – just stir and bake. Ingredients: 1         cup flour 1/4     cup wheat germ 1/2     tsp baking soda 1/2     tsp salt 1/4     tsp ground ginger 1         large egg 3/4     cup canola oil 1         tsp vanilla extract 1/2     cup quick-cooking, old fashioned oats 2         oz white chocolate, chopped 1/3     cup Brownwood Acres […]

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One Nutty Date

December 18, 2009 | Posted by admin

A great family tradition recipe adapted from a recipe by Linda Croley found at www.eatingwell.com is easy to prepare. Ingredients: 1         cup packed light brown sugar 1/2      cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2      cup smooth natural peanut butter 1/2      tsp ground cinnamon 1          large egg 1          tsp vanilla extract 1-1/2   cups all-purpose flour 1/2      tsp baking […]

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Cherry-Nut Mudslides

December 18, 2009 | Posted by admin

This  recipe by Jacque Torres, found at  www.foodandwine.com, looks delicious as well as fun! Here is the chocolate lovers’ cookie: a deeply rich, moist cookie speckled with hazelnuts, pistachios and dried cherries. Ingredients: 1/2      cup hazelnuts 2          lbs bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 6          oz unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped 1/2      cup plus […]

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Apple – Dried Cherry Stuffing

December 16, 2009 | Posted by admin

A favorite reference cookbook I have in my library is “Fat-Free Holiday Recipes” by Sandra Woodruff, RD.  It is a wonderful resource.  For Thanksgiving, I adapted an Apple-Raisin Stuffing (substituting Brownwood Acres dried cherries for the raisins), which turned out quite nice.  The apples, cherries and walnuts blend well and the stuffing is a perfect […]

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Baked Brie with Dried Cherries and Thyme

December 9, 2009 | Posted by admin

Serve this delicious recipe at your next holiday gathering.  It is sure to be a hit. Ingredients: 1/2     lb wheel of Brie (about 4-inch diameter), at room temperature 1     sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed 1/3     cup Brownwood Acres Dried Cherries, coarsely chopped 2     tsp chopped fresh thyme 1     Tbsp unsalted […]

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Dried Cherries On Sale for the Holidays

December 9, 2009 | Posted by admin

Just in time for Holiday entertaining and gift-giving, Brownwood Acres Dried Cherries and Dried Wild Blueberries are available at discount prices. Through the end of the year, you’ll find savings of $2 on every 1 lb bag of Brownwood Dried Montmorency Cherries, Unsweetened Dried Cherries and Dried Wild Blueberries.  Also on special are our Milk […]

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