There's nothing better than volunteer fruit--especially when it's my favorite fruit. I was thrilled when I saw these fat black berries peeking out from a weedy patch in my little field.
When I spied them last week, they were red and I thought they were raspberries. That was okay, but I like blackberries better. You can imagine my delight when I walked out there and saw them transformed to that nice dull black luster.
Can you spot those black nuggets of sweetness in that field of green?
There will be blackberry cobbler tonight!
Isn't it interesting that the blackberries that I am growing deliberately are still green, while the wild blackberries are ripe for the picking?
Apricots and blackberries are two of my favorite fruits, with cranberries coming in a close second.
What's your favorite fruit? Do you fix them any special way, like pies or smoothies?
I am a lazy cook at best, but blackberries are the one fruit that I am willing to go through the trouble of using in a recipe. My dream is to someday make blackberry preserves.
Finding tasty volunteers on your homestead is like finding treasure.
LOL! It doesn't take much to make me happy, does it?
Pssst...There's a Killer Campaign post tomorrow.
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