Sour Cherry Tiny Tarts

Eat up. It’s a banner year for sour cherries!
Sour cherry tart in hand

One of my summer rituals is to wait for my little sour cherry tree in our backyard to ripen and then watch the robins carry the cherries off.

It’s a little bit of a thing, this fruit tree. It’s suffered insect damage to its trunk. The deer pillaged it. And once we’d caged, pruned and protected it, it managed only a large handful of cherries for years. (more…)