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Cherry

A British slang term for one pound. It is an example of Cockney rhyming slang.
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During the cherry's short four week season, from mid-June to mid-July, Stemilt estimates it will ship 20,000 units of Skylar Rae cherries, with plans to increase production in future years.
4 SOUR cherries, of which the Morello is the best know, range in colour from pale to an intense crimson.
2 PUDDING aNd Pies stone 500g cherries and place in a pan with 100g sugar, 50g cornstarch and 2tbsp lemon juice over a medium heat.
Two 10-lane electronic sizers with defect sorters from GP Graders of Australia will reduce the company's reliance on manual sorting of cherries by efficiently sizing cherries and sorting each piece of fruit automatically.
Since the late '90s, the village's June Cherry Day has offered a yearly opportunity for the town to emphasize its reputation for cherries by drawing crowds from around Lebanon and providing family activities and samplings from other local products, like fasouliye.
It is a lovely light drink which really bubbles with cherries and it's perfect for people looking for an exciting nonalcoholic drink.
The study in Arthritis & Rheumatism said cherries contain anthocyanins, antioxidants which contain anti-inflammatory properties.
We looked at the world of Maraschino cherries and saw that there was a lot of stuff with a lot of chemicals and figured out there was a better way to make a cherry," says Tim Metzger, president of New York-based Metzger Specialty Brands, which owns the Tillen Farms label.
Strawberries go into an Eton Mess; gooseberries are poached in elderflower syrup for a fool; apricots are hiding under a light almond frangipane for a tart; raspberries surround a light creamy pannacotta; loads of mixed berries hold together soft white bread for summer pudding; white peaches are poached in champagne and cherries cooked in a Riesling wine for a soup and topped with nougat glace.
The participants were asked to consume either a placebo juice containing no cherries or a cherry juice blend twice a day for three days prior to exercise and to continue to drink the cherry juice blend for four days afterwards.
Over the last 50 years, this country has lost 90 per cent of its cherry orchards and imports now account for nearly 95 per cent of all the cherries you see in the shops.
There's nothing more important to looking and feeling good than a strong immune system, and cherries can support your immunity.