How to Pit a Cherry with a Paper Clip - CHOW Tip

3y ago


Have to pit a bunch of cherries, but don't own a cherry pitter?'s Roxanne Webber shows you how to use a common household item to do the trick. CHOW Tips are the shared wisdom of our community. If you've figured out some piece of food, drink, or cooking wisdom that the world has to know about, send us a message and tell us what you've got in mind! See all the newest uploads from CHOW with the Latest Videos playlist: Subscribe to CHOW: For more recipes, stories and videos, check out CHOW on Twitter:!/CHOW CHOW on Facebook: ======================================================== TRANSCRIPT Cherry Pitters are one of those specialty, one-off, kind of kitchen gadgets that a lot of people don't have. So if you want to make a pie of a batch of jam, what do you do? Go to your desk and get out a paper clip, then bend it open, take your cherry and just push the paper clip into stem end of it. Rotate it around a little bit and pop the pit right out. It's a really easy inexpensive way to pit cherries and it's kind of a cool trick to share with your friends.