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Author Topic: raspberries etc.  (Read 93 times)
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« on: November 15, 2019, 04:07:15 PM »

This spring we had a bumper crop of wild raspberries.  Seriously, every bit of roadside with a vacant lot was overflowing with them. An embarrassment of riches!

I mentioned this at the pub and the server said she did not like raspberries.  They had no flavor; she liked blackberries much better.  She had only tried the ones in the supermarket.  We made a date for me to introduce her to the real ones.  I made some wild raspberry muffins.

She really liked them, but I didn't bring enough.  The next time I brought more.  After that there were no more wild raspberries.  I tried it with commercial blueberries, but it's just not the same.  Since June she has been looking at me with sad puppy-dog eyes asking for more raspberry muffins.

I had an idea.  Maybe use pomegranate berries?   Maybe with some orange zest in the muffin batter?  Maybe a little apple pie spice?

I will have to see how that turns out.

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« Reply #1 on: Today at 08:19:47 AM »

Next time they appear, save some for planting. Grow your own crop. Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: Today at 09:44:17 PM »

This spring we had a bumper crop of wild raspberries.

I just realised that spring was six months ago for you. We're only just finishing spring.
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