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Berries - Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Strawberries

Little baskets of berries litter produce departments all year long, but local berry seasons are all too short. Sweet, ripe, juicy local berries are one of the great treats of summer eating. If you ever get tired of just eating them fresh here are some great ways to use them.
  1. Blackberries (8)
  2. Blueberries (18)
  3. Cranberries (26)
  4. Raspberries (9)
  5. Strawberries (19)

All About Berries
Ripe, sweet, juicy local berries are a great treat of summer eating. Berries don't ripen after picking, so choose bright, deeply colored berries without any mushiness. Berries are delicate creatures that are at their best eaten quickly after picking. Store them, if needed, covered and chilled. Rinse and pat dry just before eating or using.

How to Freeze Berries
Whether you have excess blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, or strawberries, freezing them in easy.

How to Thaw Frozen Berries In a Microwave
See how to thaw frozen berries in a microwave to use them as fresh!

What Are Currants?
See how to use both red and black currants.

Berry Cobbler
Just sweeten the fruit a bit, cover with a drop-biscuit topping, and bake.

Berry Fool
Tangy berries and luscious whipped cream make a simple yet elegant classic English dessert in a snap.

Buttermilk Berry Cobbler
This cobbler makes quick work of berries - blackberries, blueberries, huckleberries, raspberries, strawberries.

Hazelnut Berry Crisp
Ground hazelnuts add an earthy note to this Hazelnut Berry Crisp.

Mixed Berry Smoothie
Turn fresh or frozen berries into a refreshing treat.

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