Freezing raspberries is a bit more tricky than freezing blueberries. Raspberries are very fragile and require a bit of special attention.
First of all, when picking your berries, don't fill the pail more than three inches deep, or the weight of the top berries may squish the berries below them.
|(Looking down into the chest freezer.)|
|Here I've packed the berries in too tightly and they've |
broken apart when I tried to get them off of the tray.
|This tray shows a more successful loading of the tray:|
one layer thick, whith a bit of space between berries.
Berries will roll off easily.
|This type of cheapo cookie pan is NOT a good cjoice. |
The juice from the berries reacts with the metal
and makes a black compound that discolors the berries.