Blackberry Jello Recipe

I really had not thought about making jello out of our blackberries until I came across this post on A House Called Nut. What a great idea! Dave and I love jello and eat it almost every night as an evening snack, so I thought it would be a great way to use some of…

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Blackberries are us

Our blackberries are coming on fast and furious now! What to do with all of this fruit? Well, the first thing I make is a cobbler. In case you are just joining us, here is my recipe. Then there are blackberry smoothies. Recipe here. Then there is Blackberry Syrup. Recipe Here. And tomorrow a new…

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HB in Five – Mixed Berry Muffins

One of our challenges this week was to make either bread or muffins from the Whole Wheat Mixed Berry Bread recipe in HB in Five. Even though we are knee deep in blackberries, I wanted to follow the directions and use frozen berries. I used some of our blackberries from last year’s crop. Some might…

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End of the Iris Road

Well, I think I am at the end of the road as far as counting our irises. As I mentioned in the last blog, many have still not bloomed, but looks like they won’t this year. Here are my last two. #38 I purchased last year, but it didn’t have a name and only marked…

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Blackberry Cobbler

[donotprint] Well, it’s been pretty busy here at Happy Acres. One of my projects is to get the asparagus patch ready. I’m mulching between the rows this year in hopes that will keep down some of the weeds, including the poison ivy I’m so allergic to. However, since the weather has turned cooler,¬† I’m back…

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Blackberry Syrup and Soda

  We are lucky in that we are blessed with blackberries. Even after eating a lot of them fresh and giving them to friends, we freeze quite a few 2-cup bags. Throughout the year we have many blackberry cobblers and also add these gems to our morning yogurt. Now that the season will soon be…

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