|...the children picked some mulberries.|
|Here is our loot from that first picking. At least, this is what actually made it into their buckets. After I took this picture, we had a mulberry party and ate them all up.|
We have picked the mulberries several times now, and each time we find more trees. There must be about 15 mulberry trees, I guess. We have also discovered that some of them are white mulberry trees. I just thought those trees weren't ready as fast as the others, but no, the mulberries are actually white when they are ripe.
|The price of picking mulberries: purple fingers! Small price to pay, though.|
Before last weekend, we had just eaten them by themselves. Then I found a recipe for Mulberry Rhubarb Pie and last Saturday we managed to pick enough to make it. I picked the rhubarb out of our garden, so it was a homegrown pie!
|Joseph with the mulberry and diced rhubarb mixture, ready to go into the homemade pie shell.|
|The pie is ready to be baked.|
|I barely managed to snap a picture of the cut side of the pie to show the lovely color. It tasted as good as it looked! Sweet mulberry and tart rhubarb make a good combination.|