Last year we had to get creative with our Traveling Test Kitchen, so we went virtual — and our loyal Citizens of the Republic made it a great success! We had over 350 people ‘apply’ to be taste testers, and we selected 50 Citizens at random to try out some of our super secret new …
In late December 2020, we checked in with Dr. Nikki Rothwell, MSU Extension Specialist, on the state of our beloved cherry industry. Here are some of her highlights: Growers were able to pivot quickly in response to COVID-mandated hurdles working with MSU, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Michigan Farm Bureau to ensure the safety of farm …
“It all started when I signed up for the free fresh turkey that Cherry Republic was giving away to employees,” Jessica Nuytten, Cherry Republic Quality Assurance Manager, explains when asked how she ended up adopting a healthy-sized turkey from a local farm. She’s referring to the Thanksgiving gift of a Biehl’s Turkey Farm fresh turkey that Cherry …
Just add our Smoky Cherry Slow Cooker Sauce to your favorite short ribs, and prepare to fill your kitchen with heavenly aromas! Ingredients: Bone-in short ribs*, 2-3 lbs. Smoky Cherry Slow Cooker Sauce, one 17 oz. jar Extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt Directions: Season each short ribs generously with salt. Add olive oil to frying pan …
1.5 oz. white rum
8 sweet cherries
Small handful fresh mint leaves
Juice of 1/2 a lime
1 teaspoon raw (turbinado) sugar
In a mixing glass, thoroughly muddle cherries, mint, lime juice and sugar.
Swirl with rum.
Fill a Collins glass with ice and pour your mixture into the glass. Top it […]
In celebration of National Cherry Month, we put together a fun blog of facts about the world’s greatest fruit. Did you know that the reason Broadway Street in New York City shifts west at E. 10th street is because a cherry tree once sat there? Here are more facts to impress your friends with.
While we all love grandma’s canned jam, fruit preserves, or apple butter, did anyone know if it was technically a jam or a jelly? I personally have always wondered what is the difference, and the same goes for all of Cherry Republic’s jellies, jams, preserves, fruit butters… and now our new conserve.
Jelly is made from […]
I am on vacation this week, so I thought we would share a story from one of our fulfillment team members making his nephew’s dream come true on his way down to our Ann Arbor store. Below is the story from Tom.
Tom and Stephen looking good!
Wednesday afternoon I loaded up the big white truck and hit the […]
Just in time for gift giving we’ve brought back our holiday favorites, to spice up everyone’s holidays. When we break out these seasonal favorites, winter has started, and the holidays are around the corner…you can see the transformation at Cherry Republic to holiday cheer.
Our Snowy Orchard Crunch is a winter favorite, a tasty mix of dried […]
A Queen Anne cherry tree outside of Cherry Republic.
Within 25 miles of Cherry Republic’s headquarters in Glen Arbor is the greatest cherry growing region in the world with nearly 2 million cherry trees resting on our beautiful hillsides overlooking Lake Michigan. How do all those cherries get grown and harvested and then made into […]