A very attractive, exceptionally large yellow cherry with a bright red blush, Rainier has a distinctive and superior appearance among sweet cherry varieties.
Delicately flavored with extraordinary sugar levels, the flesh is pure yellow, very firm and finely textured, with 20-25% fruit sugar.
Good bud hardiness means more consistent production of this super-premium niche variety that ripens after Bing and other red cherries.
Research has shown that cherry consumption can help the body prevent heart disease and cancer. These health benefits are possible due to the antioxidants found in cherries.
How to freeze cherries
Buy now. Freeze now. Enjoy later.
To pit or not to pit: it’s up to you!
Place drained cherries in containers or bags. Press out as much air as possible from bags before sealing. Mark containers and freeze.
You can enjoy the sweetness of summer and nutrients all year long!
Serve the cherries partially frozen for best flavor and texture.
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