Cherries have been known to date back as early as 300 BC. They were given their name after a town, Cerasus, in Turkey. During the Middle Ages, it was decided that cherries should be eaten at the beginning of the meal. Cherries were thought to be a “cold” fruit that lowered the body temperature and would make people susceptible to fevers.
Sun tea is very easy to make and is a nice thing to do on a sunny day. It also tastes great and sipping it at the end of a hard day is a great way to relax. If you’re having company over, it’s a great summer beverage to serve. When you flavor sun tea with herbs, you really have something special.
Cucumbers have been around for thousands of years. It is believed that they originated from either Thailand or India. They are from the gourd family, and considered a fruit.
In 1535, pineapples were brought to Spain by way of the Spanish explorers that went to America. By the 17th century, pineapples were considered to be a food of the aristocrats of the general French public. Even Louis XIV had hothouses producing pineapples!
This delicious recipe is a great way to use up extra tomatoes.