How To Make Chef Michael Symon’s Quick Pickle Cherries!

One of my favorite summertime activities is quick pickling cucumbers (aka refrigerator pickling). I usually head to the farmers market and get pickling cucumbers, but this year we decided to grow our own! With all the cucumbers in the garden at the moment, I can’t wait to quick pickle some cukes this weekend. But one thing I’ve never thought of quick pickling are cherries! I’ve never tried them, but they sound delicious. On the June 4th, 2014 episode of “The Chew”, chef Michael Symon his secrets on how to quick pickle cherries! Believe it or not they’ll be delicious and ready for your favorite sandwich in just a few days if you follow his directions. This definitely satisfies the impatient girl in me. 🙂


"The Chew" chef Michael Symon dishes on how you can make quick pickle cherries on the June 4, 2014 show!
“The Chew” chef Michael Symon dishes on how you can make quick pickle cherries on the June 4, 2014 show!


If you’re interested in making delicious quick pickle cherries this weekend or some time this summer, please be sure to watch the video below and follow the link to recipe. Happy pickling!!!


Chef Michael Symon’s Quick Pickled Cherries ingredients

  • Red wine vinegar
  • Sugar
  • Kosher salt
  • Orange zest
  • Black peppercorns
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Coriander seeds
  • Bay leaf
  • Green pint mason jars

In the video below, renowned chef Michael Symon shares the secret to making quick pickled cherries on the June 4, 2014 episode of “The Chew”. If you’re anything like me, the thought of waiting for weeks or months for your pickles to be ready can bring on a severe case of impatience! If you follow his directions correctly, you should have quick pickled cherries in just a matter of a few days. Be sure to let us know if you make them and how they taste. I’d love to hear!




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