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  • n. Plural form of chokecherry.


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  • In contrast to those harmful sweets, Iron Shield said, traditional Lakota/Dakota treats included gathered fruits, such as chokecherries, buffalo berries and wild plums, which have healthy natural sugars and plenty of nutrients.

    Stephanie Woodard: Buffalo Gardeners: Standing Rock Sioux Harvest Bison, Garden to Restore Health

  • Put the washed chokecherries in a large pan covered with water.

    Does anybody have a GOOD recipe for persimmon pudding. Every time we make it it tastes horribly bitter.

  • "Yakama citizens gather huckleberries and chokecherries and roots like lammush and bitterroot and pick various flowers and plants from the lands surrounding the Landfill all for use as food or medicine," the tribe wrote in its 60-page complaint.

    Indians Make U.S. Take Out the Trash

  • They carry memories of hot autumn days with family and friends, cranking out applesauce, boiling down chokecherries and crab apples, baking apple butter in the oven and standing at the stove waiting for the timer to ring while listening to the weight on the pressure canner jiggle over another pot of tomatoes.

    Jars & bottles & memories...

  • Relative to parsnips or dandelions, elderberries, chokecherries, or other unprepossessing candidates, alicante was a premier cru.


  • Oh that we could pick some of those yummy chokecherries here in NE!


  • However, I have made jelly and syrup with them and chokecherries win hands down!


  • Eating lots of chokecherries minus the pits can dry out your mouth and give you a belly ache, but made into syrups and jellies, they are a delicious treat.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Some of my chokecherries were more red than purple, and really, purple chokecherries are the ripest and best, but you have to beat the birds to them so one must watch carefully and diligently when the berries start turning from green to shades of red to purple.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • When I was a young girl visiting my grandpa's horse farm, we used to pick chokecherries from the bushes and eat them right off the stem.

    Archive 2009-08-01


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