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Old 06-09-2017, 09:36 AM
DummyGladHands DummyGladHands is offline
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The Rainer Cherries have made it to Phoenix

Happy happy!
Although these early ones are not the sweetest, I am just so happy
Old 06-09-2017, 09:49 AM
kayaker kayaker is offline
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Cherries are a part of my armamentarium against gout. Yay, cherries!!
Old 06-09-2017, 11:26 AM
DSYoungEsq DSYoungEsq is offline
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Oooh, Raniers! Can't wait!!!!
Old 06-09-2017, 04:44 PM
Baker Baker is offline
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When I was stationed at Ft. Lewis, Washington, I found loads of cherry trees planted all over the older part of the place. My father had told me about them, he ate the cherries when he was there during the Korean War. All I had to do was step out the back door of the barracks and grab a handful right off of the tree. Nobody else was eating them because they didn't know they weren't supposed to be all red before they were ripe. Forty years later and I still remember those cherries.
Old 06-09-2017, 06:25 PM
MoonMoon MoonMoon is offline
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I'm already on my second bag of bings. The first bag was perfect, but the second one is only so-so. Doesn't mean I won't plow through the whole thing by myself, though. Cherry season is the only thing that makes summer worthwhile.
Old 06-09-2017, 11:42 PM
China Guy China Guy is offline
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We've had 'em for a few weeks. REally early in the season, farmers will load a truck, head over the Cascade Mountains and set up a table in the 'burbs. Quite popular.
Old 06-10-2017, 12:07 AM
Chimera Chimera is offline
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Had some earlier in the week but they were the really small early ones. Heading to the good grocery store tomorrow to buy some.
Old 06-10-2017, 01:33 AM
ZipperJJ ZipperJJ is online now
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$6.99 a pound in Ohio. Or $3.99 for bing. Hmmm.

I just bought a 25 pound box of peaches that I have 2 weeks to eat so I passed on the Raniers. For now.
Old 06-10-2017, 01:43 AM
pulykamell pulykamell is online now
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OK, I'll be the dick. It's Rainier.


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