The minute summer begins, berry season is already in full swing. Take blueberries and strawberries, for instance: The former kicks off in May and extends into early October, while strawberries are harvested as early as May in southern climates. And as for raspberries and blackberries, those berries peak in June and July. So, it’s no wonder the summer months are the perfect time of the year to experiment with berry recipes — especially if you’re handpicking them fresh.
From sweet treats, like cobblers and shortcakes, to more savory dishes, like meatballs with blueberry sauce and blueberry basil grilled cheese, we’ve gathered 13 of the best ways to use up all of those fresh berries you just picked.
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