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A July 4th Celebration!

A July 4th Celebration!
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Preparation

  1. Line Star Pan with plastic wrap. Prepare orzo following package

    instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water.

  2. In large bowl, combine orzo, chicken, bell pepper and

    shallots. In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, honey, mustard, salt, thyme and black pepper. Pour over orzo

    mixture; mix well. Gently stir in cherries. Pack into prepared pan. Chill at least 1 hour. To serve, place serving

    platter over star pan. Carefully turn over to release salad; remove plastic wrap.

Serves
Makes about 12 servings


Mixed Green Salad With Northwest Cherries, Almonds & Goat Cheese


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup pitted Bing cherries
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic

    vinegar

  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound (about 8 cups) mixed salad greens, washed, dried,

    and chilled

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup Bing or other

    dark Northwest cherries, split in half and pitted

  • 1 log (4 ounces) fresh white goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup glazed sliced almonds*

Preparation

  1. In blender or

    food processor fitted with steel blade, puree 1/4 cup cherries, vinegar and oil until smooth; set dressing aside.

  2. In large bowl, gently toss greens with dressing. Add salt and pepper. Sprinkle with 1 cup cherries, goat

    cheese and almonds; toss gently. Serve immediately.

Serves
Makes 6 to 8

servings

Notes, Tips & Suggestions
*Found pre-packaged in the produce section of most

supermarkets.

Dazzling Desserts

Giant cupcake adorned with stars and

stripes, and luscious frozen cherry cream atop a brownie shell create a perfect patriotic finish to enjoy with the

fireworks finale.

Visit www.nwcherries.com for cherry recipes and information about storage, purchasing, nutrition and

health.

Check www.wilton.com for more celebration ideas and recipes, plus bakeware, books and decorating

supplies.


America’s Star

Cupcake


Ingredients

  • 6 cups of your favorite pound cake batter
  • 3 cups buttercream

    icing

  • Red-Red and Royal Blue icing color
  • Patriotic nonpareils
  • 2 packages Patriotic

    Stars icing decorations

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