Whether you’ve got a pile of dark red Bings or you’re working your way through those super sweet Rainiers, pitting cherries is not fun. It takes time. And while there might be countless hacks ― really, just get a pitter ― it’s work. But folks, it is more than worth the effort because cherries make some of the best summer dishes out there.
Cherry season is short, so get out your cherry pitter and get to work with these recipes we have for you right here. One bite out of a freshly-baked cherry pie, and that hard work will instantly be rewarded.