It’s the end of berry season here in the northern hemisphere.
I’ve been busy buying in bulk, washing and freezing berries all season. I managed to get some raspberries, but most of the berries are blueberries and strawberries. I like to stock up when I can get the berries fresh and then freeze them for the off-season. It’s my way to stocking up on fresh antioxidants!
I thought it was time to take stock of my efforts over the summer.
I’m still in a bit of shock to find out that I have SEVENTY-TWO bags of berries in my deep freezer. In fact, there’s not much else in the deep freezer at all! This is kind of like what our freezer looks like right now (it’s packed!).
On average, we consume a bag of berries each week. Assuming we stick with the same rate, we’ve got more than a year’s supply of berries! 🙂
September 13, 2012 at 1:08 pm
September 13, 2012 at 2:25 pm
LOL! I can’t believe I ended up with so many bags! Now, I’m on the hunt for healthy recipes to help me use up some of berries. 🙂
September 13, 2012 at 6:54 pm
Holy cow! That’s a lot of work, but you’ll enjoy it all.
September 13, 2012 at 10:05 pm
It definitely took some dedication, but I know it will be worth it! 🙂
September 14, 2012 at 5:22 am
Yum!! Love berries.
(P.S. I sent you an email my dear, just a quick question regarding my next post for you 😉 )
September 14, 2012 at 6:57 am
September 14, 2012 at 3:00 pm
awesome idea! I shouldbe doing this!! x
September 14, 2012 at 6:02 pm
Go for it! There’s always next year!
September 14, 2012 at 6:21 pm
Thanks I think I may x
September 14, 2012 at 6:16 pm
Hooray for berries! I’ve only got about 3 gallon bags of berries in our freezer. Do you lay yours out on cookie sheets to freeze before bagging too or how do you keep yours from sticking together? I’ve got to find an easier way that doesn’t crowd the freezer with cookie sheets!
September 14, 2012 at 10:52 pm
I love berries! I lay mine on cutting boards to let them dry before I bag them. That seems to get most of the moisture out so that they don’t stick to each other.
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