Tart Cherries – Super Drug?

There was a fascinating article by Lena H Sun in the Washington Post recently.  Ms. Sun had apparently wrenched her neck and instead of reaching for her bottle of ibuprofen, she downed a bunch of freshly picked tart cherries. She went to bed and the next morning she was feeling a lot better.

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Ms. Sun had confirmed what a ton of research has been saying; these cherries are packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that help relieve inflammation, pain and damage to cells, organs and blood vessels.

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Classic Sour Cherry Pie with Lattice Crust

You’ve never had a cherry pie this good—an incredible sour cherry filling, a light and flaky crust, and vanilla ice cream to top it all off. If you can’t find sour cherries, use sweet cherries and a little extra lemon juice instead.

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Yield: Makes 8 servings


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