Blackberries

Black Beauties

Whether hand-picked from a wild bramble, harvested from a garden, or snagged from a farmers' market stand, dark, sweet blackberries make a gorgeous addition to end-of-summer recipes.

Zucchini and Endive Salad with Broke Blackberry-Serrano Vinaigrette

Zucchini and Endive Salad with Broke Blackberry-Serrano Vinaigrette

This lettuce-free salad features a sweet-sour vinaigrette with surprise bursts of heat from serrano chile. Letting the dressing macerate for 5 minutes helps to blend all the flavors.

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Crêpes with Blackberry Sauce and Orange-Scented Ricotta

Crêpes with Blackberry Sauce and Orange-Scented Ricotta

The secret to crêpe-making success? Letting the batter rest as long as needed for the frothiness and bubbles to subside, so it can spread smoothly and evenly across the pan. All of the recipe components can be made ahead of time, so the filled crêpes come together quickly when it’s time for dessert.

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Blackberry, Coconut, and Chia Seed Creamsicles

Blackberry, Coconut, and Chia Seed Creamsicles

These vegan popsicles swirl layers of lime-spiked coconut milk with a concentrated blackberry purée. Chia seeds are stirred into the mixture to thicken it and add texture—plus give you a healthy hit of fiber and protein.

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Blackberry Crumb Bars

Blackberry Crumb Bars

The dough in this recipe is used two ways: first as a buttery crust, and then as a cinnamon-laced crumb topping.

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