Turn fruit into the perfect summer treat
Bright sunshine, warm nights, and beautiful greenery are all part of what makes summer one of the best seasons of the year, but that’s not all that comes with the rising temperatures.
As local farmer’s markets open at the beginning of the season and local produce starts hitting grocery store shelves, you’re going to have your pick of all of the best, freshest fruit of the year! Knowing what to buy?and when to buy?is just one aspect of getting the most out of the season. We’ve also put together three creative spins on fruit-based treats that you can try out right in your home’s kitchen.
KNOW YOUR SUMMER FRUIT BEFORE HITTING THE KITCHEN
First things first, what’s actually in season in your area? To get the freshest fruit from close to home, eating along with the seasons is your best bet. Keep an eye on the following list as you start planning out the menu for your summer parties and potlucks:
Late spring and early summer are filled with some of the best fruit of the year during these months, keep an eye out for the following in-season options:
Strawberries and Blueberries
JULY AUGUST As summer hits its mid-point and begins its march towards fall, you’ll keep many of the early summer fruits, along with some new choices hitting your local farmer’s market: