How To Use Sour Cherry Spread? Let Us Count The Ways
How To Use Sour Cherry Spread
We released our Sour Cherry Spiced Wine Spread 2 years ago, back in 2016, and it's quickly become a popular pick among our customers for their holiday and winter cheese plates. I will say it's more of a fall and winter condiment and we actually designed it as such, it's made with whole sour cherries from Upstate New York, simmered in a red wine reduction sauce with warm winter spices and cracked black pepper. With it's aromatic spices and gorgeous red color, it's well suited for the holidays and makes a terrific addition to your entertaining spread.
Not only is our sour cherry spread fantastic for cheese, it's also a fabulous pairing for roasted meats, charcuterie and desserts. You can go sweet or savory with this gem of a sauce and we are here to show you 10 ways to use our Sour Cherry Spiced Wine Spread.
1. Crostini with Creamy Goats Cheese and Sour Cherry Spread
So gorgeous and so good! Simply slice a french baguette at an angle, brush with olive and a little salt, toast in the oven then spread with creamy goats cheese and top with our delicious sour cherry spread and a touch of cracked black pepper.
2. Crispy Duck with Sour Cherry Spiced Wine Sauce
Yes, yes, i know. Crispy duck with a cherry sauce is absolute heaven. This is a great go to when you are looking for an at home upscale Friday night meal or to entertain friends. Cherry preserves is a classic pairing for duck.
3. Cheese Plate with Sour Cherry Spread
Our Sour Cherry Spiced Wine Spread is fantastic with a blue cheese, aged goats cheese, brie and camembert. A beautiful addition to any cheese plate.
4. Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Sour Cherry Spiced Wine Sauce
Rub a pork tenderloin with a herb oil blend (oil, rosemary, thyme, salt and pepper), roast in the oven and serve with our Sour Cherry Spiced Wine Sauce on the side.
5. Roasted Sausages with Sour Cherry Spiced Wine Sauce
An easy weeknight meal that lacks no flavor! Savory sausages topped with a pan sauce made with our sour cherry spread and balsamic vinegar. Serve with a side of mashed potatoes and gravy and you've got yourself a bangin' dinner.
6. Charcuterie and Paté with Sour Cherry Spread
Pair our sour cherry spread with a charcuterie plate with paté, foie gras and terrines. Our favorite paté pairing is mini toasts with duck mousse paired with our sour cherry spread. Serve with a pinot noir red wine and you'll think you're in France.
7. Cheesecake and Cherry Spread
No advice needed! Spoon our Sour Cherry Spiced Wine Sauce over a simple store bought cheesecake for a simple yet phenomenal dessert. Try this chocolate dirt cake with mascarpone and cherry spread
8. Ham and Sour Cherry Spiced Wine Sauce
A delicious elegant and classic addition to a baked ham. Perfect for the holidays! Just serve on the side and let your guests help themselves. Warm the cherry sauce if desired.
9. Chocolate and Sour Cherry Spread
Whether our Sour Cherry Spread is spooned over a hot brownie sundae, chocolate ice cream, black forest cake or cocoa cakes with cream cheese. Cherries and chocolate are a no fail perfect pairing and you will not be disappointed.
10. Lamb Chops with Quick Sour Cherry Pan Sauce
Warm up our sour cherry spread in a saucepan with a dash of balsamic vinegar and fresh thyme and serve over grilled lamb chops or pan fried crumbed lamb cutlets for a delicious sophisticated weeknight meal.
11. Mini Phyllo Tarts with Brie and Sour Cherry Spread
Mini phyllo tarts are great to have on hand for a quick entertaining. Simply cut up a wedge of brie cheese into cubes, add one cube to each mini tart and top with a dollop of sour cherry spiced spread. Bake for 10 minutes and serve. Garnish with fresh thyme or rosemary. Mini phyllo tarts are found in the freezer section of the grocery store usually with puff pastry.