Don’t throw away moldy berries!

Berries image courtesy of Ambro @ FreeDigitalPhotos.netThe mold means the berries are really ripe and sweet, so don’t freak out when you see the green, fuzzy stuff starting to grow.  Boil the berries with mold (about 1 cup berries with ½ cup water, sugar to taste and little lemon juice) to make a fruit sauce for pancakes, French toast, cake, ice cream, etc.  If you don’t want to boil them right away, just put them in an airtight container or plastic bag and store them in the freezer for up to six months.  Don’t worry about the mold because it will rise to the top of the pot while boiling.  Then you just skim off the mold and throw it away. — Chef “Tee” Terrell Danley

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