Entries by Orondo-Ruby

Ready for the Ruby…

It is official – Orondo Ruby® harvest is less than 10 days away and for those that eagerly await this special cherry each year, the excitement is building. This cherry is exclusively grown on the banks of the Columbia River in Eastern Washington where warm summer days and cool river breezes make for the perfect […]

Summer Corn and Cherry Salad

Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh The color of this salad alone says summer, thanks to our neon bright Orondo Ruby® cherries! Serve this salad with barbecued chicken or ribs for a festive outdoor feast. We also recommend adding diced avocado or grilled zucchini to change up the flavors so you can make this salad […]

Orondo Ruby® Cherry Milkshake

Fresh Orondo Ruby® cherries are excellent when blended into a classic vanilla milkshake. Our easy-peasy recipe can be thrown together in 5 minutes. If you want to make milkshakes for a crowd, just multiply the recipe by the number of milkshakes needed. The only limit is the size of your blender!  To make our adorable sprinkle straws, dip […]

Crunchy cherry cucumber cups

Our refreshing cherry cucumber cups are perfect for summer entertaining. They’ll easily accompany fancy drinks or kick off a backyard barbecue. Simple to make, these light nibbles will be a hit with both kiddies and adults. Just double or triple the recipe if making enough to feed a crowd.   Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines YIELD: 8-10 cucumber cups  […]

Orondo Ruby® Cherry Gin and Tonic

When the sun gets hot, nothing beats a cherry gin and tonic at cocktail o’clock! This gorgeous drink looks fancy but is actually very simple to make. Make use of seasonal produce by garnishing your gin and tonic with fresh cherries, berries and basil. The syrup can be made with any type of cherry, but […]

Creamy Summer Salad with Orondo Ruby® Cherries

YIELD: 2 mains/4 starters Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS For the dressing 1/2 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)* Juice of half a lemon 1/2 cup water (plus extra if required) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 generous pinch of ground black pepper For the salad 4 cups spring mix or assorted baby greens, packed 2 […]

Orondo Ruby® Cherry Plum Crisp

The Orondo Ruby® cherry has a distinct flavor and the higher level of acid compliments juicy plums perfectly in this easy summer crisp recipe. Don’t forget the vanilla ice cream! YIELD: 6-8 servings Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS Fruit mixture: 3 cups Orondo Ruby® cherries, pitted and torn into halves 2 cups ripe […]