Currants, tart and tiny bright red globes, come into season in early July, at the same time as sour cherries, and make an exciting addition to cherry pie. Stuffed into the cherries, they keep the cherries full and plump and seem to give more cherry taste without imparting a flavor of their own. No one will ever guess what the mysterious enhancer is or why this cherry pie has so much delicious extra flavor and texture.
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