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Cherries In Pinot Noir Wine
Yields: 4 servings
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 10 min
1 pound fresh sweet cherries (such as Bing, Rainier, or Lambert)
1 cup water
1/2 cup firmly-packed brown sugar (or to taste)
1 cup red
wine (I like to use pinot noir wine)
Rinse and drain
cherries. Discard stems and pit the cherries.
In a medium
saucepan, add water and brown sugar; bring to a simmer. Add red wine and lemon
zest. Bring back to a simmer and cook for 3 minutes over medium heat, stirring
Add the pitted
cherries; let mixture return to a simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover
with a lid, and let cool to room temperature. After mixture has cooled,
refrigerate. NOTE: By letting the mixture refrigerate or a day, the flavors have
time to develop and blend.
Serve the cherries
either serve at room temperature or chilled (your preference). Spoon cherries
and liquid into individual serving bowls. Serve with your favorite wafers or
Makes 4 servings.