Browsing All posts tagged under »Cherries«

Saying good-bye

August 21, 2011


I had meant this to be “Saying good-bye to summer” – which in my case is not all bad, as I am a fool for autumn – but I have spent a good part of the afternoon trying to deal with internet strangeness/WordPress goofups and I am having deep thoughts. We Shall See. If you […]

All creatures great and small

April 21, 2011


I was exchanging pleasantries with a friend on Monday when a glossy little vole darted out from under the propane tank and into the pasture grass. This was a very busy little vole, and looked suspiciously rotund.

Babs finds ripening cherries

June 14, 2010


Babs writes: Looks like it won’t be long until we have ripe cherries. The paper says that they will ready for the Cherry Festival. For some reason they plan the Cherry Festival when, more often than not, the cherries are not ready, but this year will be different. Not sure what kind of crop they […]

Full bloom! Cherries in 60 days.

May 3, 2010


Babs writes: The cherry orchards are in full bloom, probably two to three weeks early. So if we don’t get a hard frost we will have cherries for the 4th of July. It has been an unusual spring. The “Blessing of the Blossoms” is usually planned for mid-May. This year it was cancelled when it […]

Torch Lake Views is Powered by Red

February 4, 2010


Dried cherries in my oatmeal, cherry concentrate stirred into my apple juice, cherries in chocolate.  Yup, I am a cherry fanatic.   Here.  Have a recipe.  It’s from The Wise Encyclopedia of Cookery, one of my favorite cookbooks.  I bought it at an Indiana farm auction about 40 years ago.  (I was, of course, merely a child.  A […]

Market report: Corn’s in! Done shakin’ cherries. Time to roast a peach.

August 21, 2009


Some people get tweets from their commodities traders.  You get the FAQs board from King’s and the news heard at the Eastport Market.  You are fortunate indeed.  Local corn is coming in, and is it good.  Bolts corn at the Eastport Market, Shooks corn at the little roadside stand on M-88, King corn at the […]