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Types of Caneberries - Raspberries and Blackberries

Raspberries and blackberries are caneberries, which grow on long arching or trailing stems called canes.

Savannah Thu, 03/25/2021 - 12:50
Store Well Waste Less - Raspberries and Blackberries

■ Refrigerate berries in a covered shallow container. Use raspberries within 1 to 3 days; blackberries within 3 to 5 days.

■ Rinse berries under cool running water just before using. Moisture during storage speeds spoilage.

Savannah Thu, 03/25/2021 - 12:48
Kids Can! - Raspberries and Blackberries

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:

❁ rinse berries under cool running water.

❁ mash berries with a fork or potato masher.

❁ measure and mix ingredients.

Savannah Wed, 03/24/2021 - 23:58
Quick Ways to Use Berries

■ Add berries to cold cereal or hot whole-grain cereal like oatmeal.

■ Fold berries into bread, muffin, or pancake batter.

■ Top green salads with berries.

■ Eat fresh or frozen berries as a snack.

Savannah Tue, 03/23/2021 - 19:09
Overnight Oatmeal - Blueberries, Blackberries and Raspberries


1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats (raw)

1 cup low-fat yogurt

½ cup non-fat or 1% milk

½ cup berries, fresh or frozen

½ cup chopped apple


1. In a medium bowl, mix oats, yogurt, and milk.

Savannah Tue, 03/23/2021 - 19:00
Longer Storage - Blueberries, Blackberries and Raspberries

Clean berries. Pick out any green, mushy or moldy berries. Place berries in a strainer and rinse fully. Pat berries dry with a paper towel or lay out on a shallow pan to dry fully.

Savannah Tue, 03/23/2021 - 18:56
All Forms Count! - Blueberries, Blackberries and Raspberries

When fresh berries aren’t in season, buy frozen. They’ll cost less, and will keep for 8 to 12 months. Frozen berries work great folded into bread, muffin, or pancake batter. Or use them in smoothies, or eat them as a snack.

Savannah Tue, 03/23/2021 - 18:53
Shop and Save - Blueberries, Blackberries and Raspberries

❁ Berries are in season, and might cost less, from about July to September. Buy extra and freeze for later.

❁ Choose firm, plump, fully colored berries. Avoid green berries as well as mushy berries with any mold.

Savannah Tue, 03/23/2021 - 18:50
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