Sunday, November 8, 2009

Inspiration Board: Cordial Cherries

Cordial cherries are a perennial favorite of mine - even though I limit my indulgence to the holiday season. I blame it on tradition. For as long as I can remember, my dad has received a box of chocolate-covered cherries for Christmas. And every year, my mom and I covertly tear back the cellophane wrapper, forcing my dad to share.

I picked up a box this weekend to kick off the holiday season, but there are other sweetly indulgent ways to enjoy this flavor combination throughout the year:

Cherry Bomb Sundae

Cherry Cordial Macaroons

Chocolate-Covered Cherry Martini

The color combination is much too perfect to leave hidden away in a candy box. Warm hues of chocolate and burgundy are beautiful for holiday dressing.

(pictured clockwise, starting from upper left)

Delia's, Janie Crochet Cardigan, $44.50
Kenneth Cole, Drop Stone Pendant Necklace, $40
J.Crew, Silk Taffeta Bow Monde Dress, $225
Kate Spade, Knightsbridge Remy, $225
Nina, Electra Platform Pump, $73.26
Talbots, Beaded Bracelet, $29.99
J.Crew, Cotton Cady Lydia Dress, $195
Bounkit, Ruby and Smokey Topaz Earrings, $320


  1. Beatiful post! I'd love to have some cherry macaroons right now...yummm!

  2. Your outfit gives me sugar cravings!

  3. Your right. Cordial cherries can be very inspiring. All of the different colors and textures.

  4. yummm! i love cordial cherries too. i want to grab that cherry macaroon right out of the photo and eat it ;) it's so pretty. ~joelle

  5. i love love love cherry macarons. : ) xo

  6. ps i have a silk scarf giveaway so come join us.

  7. Um, yum. What are the holidays without liquor chocolates now really?

  8. Food and clothes? Sign me up. Nice pairing!

  9. Wow! A woman after my own heart. :) I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Cherry Cordials (Raspberry Cordials too).


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