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Peering Down the Pie Hole – Chocolate Cherry Pie

There¬†is one food item you should never give anyone to eat… as a gift.¬†Chocolate Covered Cherries. Because, regardless of how thoughtful you thought you were being, you’re going to have to sit there and watch them try managing to eat one without either: a.) squirting the encased syrup all over themselves (and, of course, you)… and b.) They’re going to smile and say thank-you… with all that wax laden, cherry bit, melty chocolate residue adhered to their teeth. ____________________________________________________ A couple of weeks ago, the local farm stand had huge bins of bing cherries. We both like cherries here, so I grabbed a big ol’ bag of them. Here’s the thing with produce like cherries. While ALL cherries may look the delicious and sweet, sometimes what you get is all show and no-go. Do yourself a favor, grab a couple of random cherries out of the bin and eat them. The “big ol’ bag” I grabbed was full of mushy, sour cherries and not very good for sitting and eating as a snack. Like a …