Let me introduce you to an easy and quick way to pit cherries. Publix has cherries on sale for $1.99/lb. So, I bought a couple of pounds of cherries this morning and wanted to freeze some for smoothies. My sister and I were just discussing what a pain pitting cherries is. Neither of us own cherry pitters -- just one more gadget to find a home for.
After pitting on with a knife, and mangling the sweet flesh, I did a Google search, and found this fabulous tip.
How to pit a cherry with a paperclip -- believe me it really does work (and no need to waste valuable drawer space to store it)!
Here is a post from 2006, scroll down to see my first ever Cherry Clafouti!
No, go pit some cherries!