STARR RANCH GROWERS FREEZING TIPS FOR CHERRIES
WASH  |  PACK  |  FREEZE

  • Before freezing, label and date each plastic bag or container.
  • For fastest freezing, place bags directly on freezer shelves. Leave space around each bag until contents are frozen.
  • Rinse firm, ripe cherries in cold water and drain properly.
  • Pack cherries in plastic freezer bags or freezer-proof containers. Remove excess air, fasten and/or cover tightly.
  • Then freeze.

TO SERVE FROZEN CHERRIES

  • Remove amount of cherries needed, reseal plastic bag or container and return to freezer.
  • Serve cherries partially frozen for best flavor and texture.
  • Remove stems and pits; add to salads, sauces and your favorite recipe.

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