07/10/2012 06:23 pm ET Updated Sep 09, 2012

A Berry Bounty

In the summertime nothing seems to disappear faster than a carton of fresh berries. Though delicious au natural, berries add a singular sweet-tang to our popsicles, puddings, tarts and sorbets. While any berry can stand alone, a mixture of strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries balances the range of sweet and tart along the berry spectrum.

Nurtured by the July sun, these berries' sweet juices color our fingers as they do our desserts, and we couldn't be happier about it. Brought to you by the spirited home cooks' community at Food52.

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A Berry Bounty