Berries

General Information: 

The berry is a simple fruit, yet it encompasses a wide variety of crops. Of fruits classified as berries, the blueberry, raspberry and strawberry are among the most widely cultivated.

Selection and Storage: 

Look for berries of good color. Store berries in the refrigerator and wash thoroughly before use.

Preparation and Cooking: 

Berries can be enjoyed plain, with cereal, in a salad, over ice cream or in cakes, pies, muffins, pancakes or cobblers. Berries can be frozen in re-sealable freezer bags or containers that have a good seal.