I Don’t Like Berries

I’m not sure what it is, but I’ve never liked berries. I think it is a texture thing, but not really sure.

Despite my dislike, we went and picked about 17 pounds of raspberries this afternoon. In case you didn’t know, Whatcom county (the county we live in) produces about 75% of the United State’s raspberries. Cool, huh?

So, it was a lot of fun and I managed to snap some really good pics. Click the picture below to see the sideshow on flickr.

Asher and the Raspberries

8 thoughts on “I Don’t Like Berries

  1. WOW! Those are some brilliant colors in your photos and some great looking kids too! :) … I actually love rasberries. They are one of my favorite fruits. I may have to visit Whatcom county some day.

  2. Thy made me hungry for fresh berries! I liked the ones catching Grace snitching them to eat :) she must take after her Oma :)

  3. for anyone interested: the ones firm enough to wash well became 3pints of raw freezer jam (didn’t set up great. kinda runny), sorbet and raw fruit leather. The ‘not washed as carefully b/c they’re mush’ became 6 pints of cooked freezer jam which set up great & isn’t runny at all (going to learn to can w/blueberries to conserve freezer space), and the remainder will be fruit leather as well, but i’ll cook the puree to make me feel better about the lack of much washing. …the leather is pretty addicting. Kids had pb&j today with the cooked jam. Everyone liked it!

  4. You all always take the best pictures! I wish I could take pictures like that. The berries look good and the kids are adorable as always! I love the ones with grace putting the berries on her fingers.

  5. Amazing photo’s! I can’t believe how big the kids are getting.

    I don’t really like raspberries much just as raspberries, BUT I like all the stuff you make from it … jelly etc.

    I love strawberries, but don’t like the jelly etc.

    Hmmmm …

  6. i just dried 15lbs of bluberries. They are awesome that way and don’t take up all my freezer space. I dried a bunch of cherries, too. so good!

  7. I just noticed you went to Boxx’s. I like it there. The playground is new and so nice. dh was out there for the raspberry and strawberry festivals making balloon animals. etc. He is the local family entertainer “Dan–The Magic Man.”