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Missy Vixen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-25-09 12:51 AM
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7. As someone else mentioned, there's a bumper crop in Washington State this year
We paid $1 per pound at Safeway earlier tonight for Bings. Even Rainiers can be found for around $2.00 per pound right now.

Enjoy, everyone! It's cherry season! :woohoo:
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  -Bing Cherries. In NY and TX, $1.79/pound. What's the deal? It's babylonsister  Jul-25-09 12:36 AM   #0 
  - Where are they from, do you know?  leftstreet   Jul-25-09 12:36 AM   #1 
  - My second batch that I haven't washed yet says 'produce of the USA'.  babylonsister   Jul-25-09 12:40 AM   #3 
     - Yeah, I wondered if they were local  leftstreet   Jul-25-09 12:42 AM   #4 
  - I heard the NW is just having a great season  Obama2012   Jul-25-09 12:38 AM   #2 
  - Cherries  Mike K   Jul-25-09 01:18 AM   #11 
  - perfect storm: Too many cherries  handmade34   Jul-25-09 12:49 AM   #5 
  - So that's what's been going on  charlie   Jul-25-09 01:22 AM   #16 
  - here in WA i get them as cheap as .50 a pound  paulsby   Jul-25-09 12:49 AM   #6 
  - And ten a day keeps arthritis away!  aquart   Jul-25-09 01:10 AM   #8 
  - cherries vs. apples  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:14 AM   #9 
  - Good for arthritis and gout  Mike K   Jul-25-09 01:20 AM   #13 
  - That's cheap, and awesome. nt  babylonsister   Jul-25-09 01:14 AM   #10 
  - As someone else mentioned, there's a bumper crop in Washington State this year  Missy Vixen   Jul-25-09 12:51 AM   #7 
  - Thank you. I'm enjoying!  babylonsister   Jul-25-09 01:21 AM   #15 
  - It's just cherry season.  abumbyanyothername   Jul-25-09 01:19 AM   #12 
  - it's JUST cherry season?  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:21 AM   #14 
     - I go for dates and oranges (in season) myself.  abumbyanyothername   Jul-25-09 01:25 AM   #17 
        - dates are good  paulsby   Jul-25-09 01:31 AM   #18 
  - And here I just paid $6/lb for Bings in Japan  Art_from_Ark   Jul-25-09 01:38 AM   #19 
  - I'll trade places with you  charlie   Jul-25-09 01:53 AM   #21 
  - Wow. I need to talk to the Japanophiles.  babylonsister   Jul-25-09 02:02 AM   #22 
  - I knew plenty of people  charlie   Jul-25-09 02:34 AM   #24 
     - Sometimes, not knowing the language can work to your advantage here  Art_from_Ark   Jul-25-09 02:45 AM   #25 
        - Oh, yeah  charlie   Jul-25-09 03:08 AM   #28 
           - I've noticed that with a lot of children of international marriages  Art_from_Ark   Jul-25-09 05:21 AM   #35 
  - And here I'm just the opposite  Art_from_Ark   Jul-25-09 02:49 AM   #26 
  - Lol. Funny how that works, innit?  charlie   Jul-25-09 03:25 AM   #29 
     - There is a takoyaki place near here called Kintaikyo  Art_from_Ark   Jul-25-09 05:30 AM   #36 
  - My Wife Is From Toyama  Beetwasher   Jul-26-09 08:02 PM   #44 
  - Bings were $7/lb in Texas last season  Richardo   Jul-25-09 10:35 AM   #38 
  - Your cherry glut has reached  canetoad   Jul-25-09 01:48 AM   #20 
  - Time to get out the pitter & makes some "brandied cherries".  Historic NY   Jul-25-09 02:13 AM   #23 
  - That would be quite pleasant, yes.  aquart   Jul-25-09 04:19 AM   #31 
  - I do all my grocery ordering on-line, for delivery to my apartment the following day.  pnorman   Jul-25-09 03:02 AM   #27 
  - picked my own today  MichaelHarris   Jul-25-09 03:43 AM   #30 
  - Lucky you!  hippywife   Jul-25-09 10:46 AM   #39 
     - I'm a stranger everywhere  MichaelHarris   Jul-26-09 01:59 AM   #41 
        - Glad to hear it!  hippywife   Jul-26-09 05:06 AM   #42 
  - Got some Rainier here in SoFla last week for $1.99 lb  tkmorris   Jul-25-09 04:29 AM   #32 
  - Wow. $2 lb this afternoon, 99 cents just now at 3am  charlie   Jul-25-09 04:41 AM   #33 
  - They're 99cents a pound here, and we are PIGGING out  SoCalDem   Jul-25-09 04:47 AM   #34 
  - I love cherries and have been consuming them like crazy  NJmaverick   Jul-25-09 10:20 AM   #37 
  - Gawd I love the cherries ...  Arugula Latte   Jul-25-09 10:51 AM   #40 
  - A conspiracy by Minute Maid and the Crosby family!  whistler162   Jul-26-09 07:54 PM   #43 
  - I just had cherries while watching TV. Yummy.  mnhtnbb   Jul-26-09 09:53 PM   #45 

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