Choosing the best fresh blackberries at the store is simple. Pick outstanding berries every time with these tips:
Choose blackberries that are:
- deep purple and even in color
- firm and dry
- free of bruising, decay and excess moisture
Blackberries should be kept refrigerated and stored in their original package. Blackberries stored in a cool and dry environment are best enjoyed within 1-3 days after purchase.
Lightly rinse blackerries in cool tap water just before serving. After rinsing, gently blot dry and enjoy!
- After rinsing, gently blot dry.
- Arrange on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper.
- Place uncovered in your freezer for 24 hours.
- Transfer blackberries to a freezer bag or container.
*Following these steps will prevent the berries from clumping together.
TIP: Frozen blackberries are perfect for pies and parfaits and can be stored for 6-8 months!
Blackberries are sweet and versatilely delicious, but did you know that blackberries pack a nutritious punch? Just one serving (1 cup) of blackberries provides more vitamin K than a peach and is thought to boost brain health!
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