Re: [gardeners] Blackberries

George Shirley (
Fri, 06 Jul 2001 08:12:59 -0500

The sour ones have likely already been on the vine too long. Surejell pectin has
a freezer recipe for blackberry jelly/jam and the latest Betty Crocker recipe
book has an excellent cobbler recipe in it. It's the one I make all the time. My
kitchen gets too hot too so I can sympathize with that.


Janni wrote:
> We have a LOT of blackberries out our back door and they are starting to
> get good and ripe. I have a couple questions about recipes and one about
> the berries themselves. Some, not all, are sour. Do they need to stay on
> longer? I need a quick, easy recipe for either blackberry jam or jelly (for
> immediate use, not to can/jar) and one for quick, easy cobbler. At my age,
> my patience is thin and my kitchen gets too hot to do much. Thank you!
> Jann