Life is a Bowl of Cherries

Celebrate the July long weekend with a new twist on cherries

It is the July long weekend and with your local farmers' stands bursting with fresh local (and hopefully organic) cherries, we wanted to give you some fresh ideas on what to do with this beautiful bounty!

Whether you are celebrating Canada Day or Independence Day, these cherry recipes from  will add a little red to your table!


Cherry Club Cocktail


  • 1 oz (30 mL) rye whiskey
  • 2 oz  (60 mL) cherry juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) maple syrup
  • Dash of bitters


  1. Stir everything together with ice and serve straight up