Mulberry season has come earlier and earlier the past couple years to my yard, which means my canning season begins now! One of my favorite mulberry recipes is jam with balsamic vinegar and rapadura sugar, with deep colors and intense flavors.
After discovering a mulberry tree in our yard, I have pounds of mulberries that need a use. There is only so much jam you can make and eat. One alternative to using up these berries is homemade berry syrup.
Much to our surprise we found not one but two mulberry trees on our property. We have lived in our house almost three years! These trees are over 30 feet tall which can make harvesting difficult. Here are out tips to get most mulberries off the tree
Mulberries have become part of our urban foraging scene. I've never understood how they earned their bad rap as "trash" tree that only make a mess. Though tricky to pick when ripe as they instantly fall to ground when touched, they make great eating.
As summer is starting in Ohio, parks and public spaces are brimming with fruit - if you can find it. Juneberries and mulberries are nearing their peak, and seeking them out is more than worth the effort and purple fingers.