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Cherry Barbecue / Root Beer Wings

Posted by Mary W. on 19th Feb 2021

Whether you're making a cozy slow-cooker game day dinner in the winter or planning a summer BBQ, these BBQ wings will be a hit. This recipe uses the unique flavors of Cherry Republic Orginal Barbecue Sauce and Cherry Root Bear (pick some up at one of our six Michigan stores) to add a tasty flavor to your ordinary chicken wings.  While the final steps to these wings call for them being cooked under the broiler, they could just as easily be placed on the grill for a great smoke ...

Cherryaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Posted by Mary W. on 28th Aug 2020

One of our favorite summer recipes combines the cool crispness of a salad with plump Montmorency Dried Cherries and the Asian-inspired BBQ taste of our Cherryaki Sauce. Pair our Cherryaki Lettuce Wraps with a crusty loaf of bread and a chilled bottle of wine, and you have the perfect late-summer dinner.Cherryaki Chicken Lettuce WrapsINGREDIENTS:1 1/4 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts2 tbsp. canola oil6 tbsp. Cherry Republic Cherryaki Sauce1 1/2 cup  shredded carrots2/3 cup M ...

Savory Phyllo Shells with Balaton Wine

Posted by bob on 2nd Dec 2016

Savory Phyllo Shells  Ingredients: 1 1/2 Cup Cherry Republic's Balaton wine 1 Cup dried Montmorency cherries 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tsp. minced garlic 16 oz, feta cheese, crumbled 2-10 oz. boxes frozen spinach, chopped, thawed & squeezed dry 5 Packages of mini phyllo shells Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees In a small bowl, soak cherries with wine for 30 minutes, remove cherries with strainer and set aside In a separate bowl, mix together egg, garlic, feta, sp ...

Cherry Root Beer & Cherry BBQ sauce sliders

Posted by bob on 2nd Dec 2016

Cherry Republic's Cherry Root Beer & Cherry BBQ sauce pulled pork sliders Ingredients 4 lbs. pre-cooked pulled pork 16 oz. Cherry Republic's Root Beer 4 Cup Cherry BBQ sauce 5 - dozen mini pretzel buns or your favorite bun! Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees In a large bowl, mix together root beer and BBQ sauce In a large baking pan with sides, heat pulled pork with sauce mixed thoroughly, covered with tinfoil until hot Add pulled pork to a large crock pot to keep hot ...

Hostess's Favorite Appetizer

Posted by bob on 2nd Dec 2016

Every hostess needs a go-to appetizer for those last-minute gatherings over the holidays. This one isn't only easy, it's delicious and sure to become a seasonal favorite!Hostess's Favorite AppetizerIngredients:Cream Cheese, 8 oz. softenedCherry Ambassador Nut Mix, 14 oz. bagCherry Pepper Jelly, 9 oz. jar Water Crackers, 1 boxDirections:Spread cream cheese in the center of a serving plate. Cover with Cherry Republic Cherry Pepper Jelly and top with crushed Cherry Republic Cherry Am ...

White Linen BBQ

Posted by bob on 7th Jul 2016

Thank you all for a great evening! Here are some of our favorite photos from the evening. We look forward to hosting more dinners and a big thank you goes out to Jessie Zevalkink for all of the lovely photos. [gallery ids="5094,5095,5096,5097,5098,5099,5100,5101,5102,5103,5104,5105,5106,5107,5108,5109,5110,5111,5112,5113,5114,5115,5116,5117,5118,5119,5120,5121,5122,5123,5124,5125,5126,5127,5128,5129,5130,5131,5132,5133,5134,5135,5136,5137,5138,5139,5140,5141,5142,5143,5144,5145,5146,5147,5148,5 ...

New BBQ sauce

Posted by LauraAnn on 2nd Jun 2016

We hope you can help us WELCOME! our two new barbecue sauces, Manitou Gold and Smokey Cherry Barbecue Dressing . Eric from Grand Rapids, Molly from St. Louis and Tyler from Boston stopped by the store on their way to the airport and were excited to try out the new barbecue sauces. I spent time with Chris and Matt while they worked on some new recipes using the Manitou Gold and Smokey Cherry Barbecue Dressing . Below Chris works on writing down all the details for our Cherry Rep ...

Bacon & Blue Cherry Fig Jam Pizza

Posted by bob on 13th Mar 2015

The Bacon & Blue Cherry Fig Jam Pizza. You lived a short but tasteful life. RIP. After spending months developing and fine-tuning Cherry Republic's Savory Cherry Fig Jam,  Corporate Chef Tony Finnestad forged this tempting pizza that highlights the savory flavors of the jam, including fig, caramelized onions and roasted garlic. The savoriness is evened out by the tartness from northern Michigan Montmorency cherries, saltiness of the bacon and creamy earthiness of the Fontina cheese. This ...

Toasted Goat Cheese and Cherry Fig Jam Crostini

Posted by bob on 13th Mar 2015

Crostini can regularly be found on most restaurant menus (including ours!) and at any friend/family gathering. Its versatility and ease of preparation lends itself to an infinite amount of tasty toppings and variations. Tony Finnestad, our Corporate Chef, paired our new Savory Cherry Fig Jam with tart Goat Cheese and a bag of our Cherry Ambassador Mix to create this tempting handheld appetizer. Total Time: 10 mins Difficulty: Very Easy Serves: As many as you'd like! Ingredients: ...

Savory Cherry Strudel

Posted by bob on 1st Apr 2014

Savory Cherry Strudel This Savory Cherry Strudel recipe was developed by one of Cherry Republic's own, Gene Kovacs and his partner Craig (the true chef, by Gene's own admission!). He brought this dish to an office brunch and it stole the show. Full of chicken, goat cheese, Cherry Republic Dried Cherries, sundried tomatoes, Poblano peppers, bacon and more, it's a savory appetizer or main dish that your family and friends will request again and again.   Savory Cherry Strudel Yield: Three Str ...