Summer fruits are delicious

July 23, 2013

One could say I’m a bit over zealous when it comes to our summer fruit here in the Northwest. After all, we do have to wait several seasons for the sweet treasures. So, it’s no surprise when I end up with loads of stone fruit and berries on my kitchen counter. Every year, I justify my lack of summer fruit restraint by telling myself I’m going to can the bulk of my stash.

By Karista Bennett Summer fruits, like blueberries, make the perfect ingredients for this salsa recipe.

By Karista Bennett
Summer fruits, like blueberries, make the perfect ingredients for this salsa recipe.

But only a small portion of the summer ripened local berries makes it into my canning day. Most of it ends up in the bellies of the Bennett Family. That’s really how we like it best. In a bowl on the kitchen counter for snacking, breakfast, lunch and dessert.

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