Thursday, July 23, 2009

A productive morning!

Phew! Finally catching my breath! I took the morning off to hit the raspberry U-pick. I arrived there quite early under cloudy skies, but the sun did poke through a couple of times. I picked 5 quart boxes in about an hour or so. Wasn't the best picking conditions as it had rained last night, but that's par for the course this summer. I feel much better now that I have at least a minimal stock in the freezer. Hopefully, I'll get back next week sometime and get a few more quarts before the season is over. Once back home, I put the raspberries into plastic ice cream containers and froze them right away. I kept out enough to make a pie, which I did immediately after getting the rest of the berries in the freezer. While the pie was baking, I mowed the front lawn and part of the back. Grabbed a quick bite and a shower and then off to work... I should take morning off more often! Tonight after work, I have to make a carrot cake to take to my nephew's on Saturday! No rest for the wicked!

Here are a couple of pics of my efforts:


Mark in DE said...

Those berries and that pie look GREAT!

Joy said...

Oh that looks delicious!