sweet cherry


Definition of sweet cherry

: a white-flowered Eurasian cherry (Prunus avium) widely grown for its large sweet-flavored fruits also : its fruit

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Bing is one of the many Bigarreau-type sweet cherries that make good commercial fruits because of their firmness. Washington Post, "There are many types of sweet or tart cherries you can grow," 2 July 2019 This dish highlights first-of-the-season snap peas, but adapt it with whatever catches your eye at the market: Napa cabbage cut into shreds with a shower of chives; fine strips of zucchini and sweet cherry tomatoes; even strawberries (really!). Leigh Belanger, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: Toss soba noodles with sugar snaps, cukes, carrots, and radishes in this cool summer salad," 24 June 2019 To make: Blend together 1 cup unsweetened vanilla coconut milk beverage, 3/4 cup partially thawed frozen dark sweet cherries (no sugar added), 1/8 tsp. Lisa Lillien, Redbook, "4 Better, Slimmer Smoothies You Can Make At Home," 13 July 2017 Similarly, Kimoji Cherry starts with a punch of fruit, combining sweet cherry, raspberry, and strawberry notes. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "KKW Beauty Is Launching Three New Fragrances Inspired by Kimojis in July [UPDATE]," 13 July 2018 The briny tuna eggs and sweet cherry tomatoes transformed the gnocchi from comfort food to fantasy-fulfilling. Alice Short, latimes.com, "Avoiding pain and finding only pleasure in Sicily," 27 May 2018 There’s a clam pie, a mashed potato pie and a pizza called Killer Dana topped with sweet cherry peppers, cilantro pesto, Italian chicken sausage and Parmesan. Jenn Harris, latimes.com, "Restaurateur Bill Chait (the guy who brought you Bestia) to open his first L.A. restaurant in over 2 years," 12 June 2018 This year, the village environmental committee added five more trees — sweet cherries, nectarines and additional varieties of plums — and three blackberry shrubs. Jane Ford-stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Frustrated environmental-committee members resign. Now Hales Corners fruit and nut orchard is at risk," 18 June 2018 Some favorites were pureed Blenheim apricots swirled into the barely sweet, hot rice or even better, roasted sweet cherries with their juices spooned over the creamy grains. Evan Kleiman, latimes.com, "Just in time for summer: A sweet twist to risotto with peaches," 8 June 2018

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circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

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