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Festive Broccoli Salad

This cheerful red and green salad is sure to add a welcome splash of color to your holiday table. The star ingredient? Cherry Republic Dried Cherries, of course! INGREDIENTSSalad:Florets from 1 head of broccoli, blanched and drained½ cup Cherry Republic Montmorency Dried Cherries, coarsely chopped⅓ cup chopped toasted pecans1 apple, diced1 small red onion, finely …

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Seeking Nature

If you’ve ever given or received a Cherry Republic gift, you know one of the best things about it (besides the delicious cherry treats) is the bits of Northern Michigan nature nestled inside each box. It’s become a favorite tradition at Cherry Republic as we share our love of the north with the world! But …

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Halloween 2021

We have a good time at Cherry Republic every day of the year, but on Halloween? Let’s just say we really lean in to the spooky fun. Thanks to all of our Citizens who stopped by our retail stores in their clever costumes over the weekend for some cherry-style trick or treating. Our Cherry Ambassadors …

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The Perfect Parfait

Layers of graham cracker crust, cream cheese filling, and cherry fruit topping taste as good as they look! The best part? Cherry Republic’s Mamma Mary’s Top Secret Cherries make this recipe quick and easy! INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 12 squares)2 tablespoons sugar2 tablespoons butter, melted1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened1 can …

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Cherry Pie Pockets

These delightful popovers are not only scrumptious, but also quick and easy to make thanks to the use of crescent rolls and Cherry Republic’s Mamma Mary’s Top Secret Cherries! INGREDIENTS Two 8 oz. cans crescent rollsOne 18 oz. jar Mamma Mary’s Top Secret Cherries1/2 cup powdered sugar2-3 tsp. milk1 tsp. vanilla extract DIRECTIONS Preheat oven …

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Cherry Cinnamon Rolls

Whether enjoying a leisurely brunch on the weekend or a hectic weekday breakfast, you can whip up this tastety morning treat in no time with the help of packaged crescent rolls and Mamma Mary’s Top Secret Cherries. INGREDIENTS 1 package crescent rolls1/2 jar Mamma Mary’s Top Secret Cherries1 tablespoon cinnamon sugar For Glaze3/4 cup powdered …

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Leaf Day 2021

On Monday, October 18, our staff will celebrate what has now become one of our favorite days of the year: Leaf Day. All Cherry Republic locations — including our HQs, retail stores, Cherry Public House, and our Service Center — will be closed for the day so every employee can enjoy this unique Republic perk. …

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Little Pieces of Heaven

We’re blessed to be surrounded by inspiring vistas in Northern Michigan, but inspiration gleaned from old newspapers? That’s exactly where Chicago-based collage artist Catherine Elizabeth finds hers, especially if you’re talking about the colorful Glen Arbor Sun. Catherine started making collages nearly 10 years ago. Her Northern Michigan Collection “contains newspaper from the quaint town …