A Year-Round Guide to Franklin and Nantahala

Yield: 4 servings. 1 cup frozen cherries, pitted 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks ¼ cup granulated sugar 2 cups crushed ice ½ cup cherry juice 1 cup club soda, cold

Rosemary and Goat Cheese Strata

Yield: 4 servings. 1 cup frozen cherries, pitted 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks ¼ cup granulated sugar 2 cups crushed ice ½ cup cherry juice 1 cup club soda, cold

Yield: 4 servings.

1 cup frozen cherries, pitted
1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
¼ cup granulated sugar
2 cups crushed ice
½ cup cherry juice
1 cup club soda, cold
4 fresh pineapple wedges (for garnish)
4 cherries with stems (for garnish)

To a blender, add frozen cherries, frozen pineapple, sugar, ice, and cherry juice; blend on high until smooth. Add club soda and blend on low speed a few seconds more. Pour into chilled glasses and garnish each with a pineapple wedge and a cherry.

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This story was published on Jun 12, 2024

Lynn Wells

Lynn Wells is a personal chef with more than 20 years of experience in the food and hospitality industry and a degree in Nutrition Management from UNCG.