Cherry Bounce
* Red Bean Edition

Cherry Bounce

RecipeSquare-150x150In South Louisiana, cherry trees don’t get enough days of freezing weather in the winter to grow cherries of any particular merit. However, wild cherry trees are everywhere. (I have several growing in the woods around the Cool Water Ranch.) The cherries they produce are small and extremely tart. And the birds have a way of getting them all. But some people have enough good trees to get quite a few cherries, and they make this liqueur with them. You might be tempted to make this with good fresh cherries from the store, but it doesn’t work: the cherries have to be sour. While different makers of this use different liquors for the marinade, it seems to me that vodka is the way to go. Recipe details. . .

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