Cherry pie, crumble, cobbler and crisps are some of summer's delightful desserts. These baked treats all have at least one task in common - you have to pit the cherries. While you can purchase a cherry pitter, this kitchen gadget that serves only one function. There are cheap and easy ways to pit a cherry using tools you probably already own.
This ingenious video tutorial shows you how to pit a cherry using a skewer and a small glass bottle. If this technique doesn't work for you, you can also use a star shaped pastry tip to push out the pit. This tip will keep your wallet happen and your kitchen cabinets less cluttered.