Monday, August 28th | National Cherry Turnover Day

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    NATIONAL CHERRY TURNOVER DAY

    National Cherry Turnovers Day is observed annually on August 28th.  Cherry turnovers are a sweet pastry made by placing a cherry filling on a piece of dough, folding the dough over, sealing it then either baking it or frying it.

    FUN CHERRY FACTS: 

    • Related to plums, peaches and nectarines, cherries are drupes or stone fruits.
    • Cherries were brought to North America in the 1600s by the English colonists.
    • There are more than 1,000 varieties of cherries in the United States.
    • There are an average of 44 cherries in one pound.

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