Sour Cocktail Cherries

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Whenever I visit Seattle with David there’s always lots of drinking. We like to visit all of our favorite bars that we would visit when we lived there and make sure that they are still good. ┬áBut it’s also a good excuse to escape the stress of family commitments.

Last time I visited Seattle, all of my favorite cocktail bars were using these super fancy cocktail cherries in all of their drinks. I asked the bartender at Skillet, a retro style diner, what kind of cherries they were using. He said that their cherries were $300 a jar (although I’m pretty sure that was some kind of barrel that wouldn’t fit into my fridge!). They were dark purple and completely delicious in the rosemary infused cocktail I had that night.

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