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Berries 

The state of Washington is known for apples. However, raspberries are also prolific. Just yesterday I picked a bowl full of berries and today I picked another bowl. As I picked, it seemed like the raspberries got ripe right before my eyes. Several people in my neighborhood grow raspberries. So we always have plenty to pick and plenty to share.

Yesterday I made scones with raspberries and chocolate chips mixed into the batter. Last night we tossed berries into our green salad. This morning we topped our oatmeal with raspberries. I even froze a few for someone else.

Raspberries are filled with vitamin C, riboflavin, potassium, and fiber.  A treat that's healthy and tastes good!

Even though it’s the first day of autumn, we’ll enjoy a sweet harvest for a few more weeks.

Happy autumn,

Heather

stella
10/1/2012 9:53:27 PM

We love raspberries, but always end up eating them fresh and run out too quickly.


chris palmer
9/26/2012 3:02:08 PM

You can't beat raspberry and white chocolate muffins, or home made raspberry jam


nebraska dave
9/24/2012 8:37:13 PM

Heather, Mmmmm, yummmmm, raspberries are a favorite of mine. I am going to plant them in my garden. How do you protect them from the birds and critters? I suspect I would have to completely enclose them with some kind of protection. I have groundhogs, wild turkeys, deer, raccoons, squirrels, and who knows what else that probably would love to munch on them as well. Have a great raspberry day.