Almost Ripe ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Half and Half

Blackberries are ripening…

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 but only the darkest purple-indigo gems are worth reaching for.

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I’m pretty sure it was James Beard who said about blackberries, “when they’re red — they’re green.”  Even if the berry looks like it could be ripe — it’s not ready to eat until it turns a dull dark indigo.

Half and Half“>

 

 

 

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