How to Prepare Fruit

How to Pit Cherries

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Here are some recipes from our collection that use cherries:

Cherries can be quite delicious, but their stones can get in the way. Here's how to pit them:
  1. Slice an "X" into ends of cherries with paring knife.

  2. Squeeze out cherry pits with thumb and forefinger.

    Gently squeeze the pit out of the cherry.
    Gently squeeze the pit out of the cherry.

Though they are harder to find and might cost a little more, tropical fruits offer wide array of dazzling flavors. Learn how to prepare papaya in the next section.

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  • Cooking: Learn the ins and outs of some basic cooking techniques in this helpful article.
  • Fruit Trees: Discover the wide variety of fruit trees and where they typically grow on our Fruit Trees page.