Sadly, Summer is coming to a close and with it the end of berry season. But, there's still a few weeks left to enjoy strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, cherries, and blackberries. To ensure that you make the most of the last few batches of berries, I've rounded up some creative and inspiring ideas. From sweet to savory preparations to cocktails, here are 10 delicious berry recipes.
Strawberry Ginger Ciapirosca
Plump red strawberries, fresh mint, and lime juice make a delightful vodka cocktail .
Strawberry Mint Salad
The combination of strawberries and mint is not only lovely in cocktails, it's also scrumptious in a crisp salad .
Lime Chiffon Cake
A lime chiffon cake  goes glam with homemade whipped cream frosting and fresh blackberry garnish.
Raspberry Red Currant Granita
The pure essence of raspberries is highlighted in this cooling granita recipe .
Take a savory spin with strawberries and make this salsa recipe  for Labor Day weekend.
Bing Cherry Margarita
Fresh cherries combine with tequila and lime juice to make a refreshingly fruity twist of the margarita .
The classic French dessert known as a cherry clafouti  is a simple, but impressive finish to any meal.
Blueberry Shortcake Biscuits
Who says shortcake has to be served with strawberries? This recipe proves that it's just as delectable with blueberries .
Blue Gin Rizz
Use fresh peaches and blueberries to season a gin and ginger cocktail .
A fruit salad  studded with blackberries tastes slightly sweet thanks to a fragrant mint-sugar.