“IN THE CHERRY BLOSSOM’S SHADE THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A STRANGER.” Kobayashi Issa
Do you have cherry trees where you live?
Here in the nation’s capital, we are awaiting the bloom of the cherry blossoms. To me, that is the kick off to springtime. And it always has me thinking of cherries. I love fresh cherries when they are in season. But I still like to bake with them, even if they are not quite around yet.
I’m baking with Oregon dark, sweet, cherries. They are plump and lush. And are perfectly paired with a crumbly, cinnamon oatmeal crust. These cherry oatmeal bars are wonderful for breakfast, perfect when cut into bars for your lunch bag, or served warm with a scoop of ice cream for dessert!…