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Recipe of the month: Cherry Crisp


Last updated 7/14/2021 at 10:39am

In July we celebrate cherry season, a summertime staple grown right here in Colorado. Enjoy this sweet dessert with out-of-town guests and show them what our great state has to offer.

Cherries make up part of the bulk of fruit harvested on the Western Slope of Colorado. Warm days and cool nights are nature's recipe for perfect cherries. Colorado's summer sun heats its mesa and rock formations, radiating warmth onto trees during the evening, extending the growing hours. By morning, temperatures are at their seasonal low, bringing sweetness to the fruit. As a Colorado resident you can find th...

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