Raspberry Planting & Pruning

Very often we have customers at Sand Hill Berries who are interested in more details on growing raspberries and blackberries. We recommend these two excellent tutorials by David Handley from …

Raspberry Whip

1 tbsp. Knox gelatin 1/4 cup gingerale 1/4 cup boiling water 3/4 cup sugar 1-1/2 tsp. grated lemon rind 2 tbsp. lemon juice 4 egg whites (save 2 yolks) 1 …

Raspberry Creme

1/4 cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 whole eggs 2 egg yolks 1 cup milk 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup crushed raspberries Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  …

Helen’s Red Raspberry Trifle

1 large Angel Food cake 1 package frozen raspberries (thawed) 5 or 6 oz. Red Raspberry Claret 2 pkg. Instant French Vanilla pudding 1 12 oz. container non-dairy dessert topping …

Wedding Punch

1/2 cup Raspberry Claret 1 liter gingerale 1 bottle sauterne 1 bottle dry champagne Have all ingredients well chilled. Mix and serve with ice ring and mint leaves.

Lite Punch

1/2 bag of commercial ice 1 bottle Claret 2 liters Diet 7-Up Pour over ice in punch bowl.

Mulled Raspberry Wine

Boil 4 cinnamon sticks, 1 tsp. whole cloves, 1-1/4 cups sugar, 4 lemon slices and 1/2 cup of water for 5 minutes. Heat 1 cup pineapple juice, 6 cups dry …

Raspberry Walnut Torte

Combine 1 cup flour, 1/3 cup confectioner’s sugar and 1/2 cup butter.  Press unto bottom of 12″ x 9″ pan.  Bake at 350o F. for 15 minutes.   Cool. If …

Fresh 1-Crust Pie

(Works for almost any fresh fruit) 1 cup sugar 4 tbsp. raspberry gelatin (or appropriate flavor) 3 tbsp. cornstarch 1/4 tsp. salt 1 cup hot water Combine all ingredients and …

Chambord Cheesecake

Crust 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 6 tbsp. melted butter 1/4 cup sugar Mix these ingredients and press on the bottom and up the sides of a greased 8″ x …

A Gallon of Grog Quick and Easy

1 box Aspen mulling spice* 2 quarts inexpensive apple juice (1/2 gal.) 1 quart pineapple juice 1 bottle dry red wine 1/2 bottle dry sherry 1 bottle Raspberry Claret Heat …

Little Ideas

Great on the plate under Lemon Soufflé or Chocolate Soufflé. Raspberry Claret is reportedly “awesome” in a good vodka over ice. Also nice in hot tea. One teaspoon of Claret …

kiwi berries

Kiwi Berries

This berry version of the kiwifruit is about the size of a grape and tastes just like the Kiwifruit. These kiwis, equipped with smooth, green skin are hearty in the …



We have many heritage apples including Wealthy, Stone, Red Astrachan, Northern Spy, Calville Blanc, and Opalescent, as well as some newer varieties, including Gold Rush, Royal Gala and Jonagold



We have had so many requests for FRESH BLUEBERRIES that in 2000 we planted an acre of them to try to satisfy the demand. The first harvest was in 2002.

Golden raspberries

Golden Raspberries

Golden raspberries are very late. They begin bearing in mid-September and continue until frost.



Our Chester Blackberries, a thorn less variety, begin to be harvested in early August and bear until mid-September. This crop, however, is borderline hardy in our region and the tender …