Celebrate summer fruit Turn the season's berries, peaches, and melons into jams, desserts, drinks―or a delectable chilled fruit soup Savor ripe summer fruit No time for canning? In less than an hour you can turn ripe peaches and raspberries into this quick, small-batch jam. Peach-Raspberry-Lavender Jam More fast jams full of flavor Complete canning guide Pinterest 2. Cool summer quencher Sweet-tart aguas frescas, served all over Mexico, make great summer coolers. We love this one for its delicious blend of honeydew melon, strawberries, and raspberries. Berry Melon Agua Fresca Great shakes 3. Chilled fruit soup Jane Shapton's cold puréed soup of cantaloupe and peaches, topped with raspberries, captures the flavors of the season. She serves it for brunch or dessert, in hollowed-out melon halves. Summer-Fruit Soup More fruit soup recipes 5. Blackberry sherbet In summer it seems that every creek bottom and hillside in the West is covered with brambles of blackberries, fat and gleaming in the sun. A simple sherbet is just the thing for bringing their special, dusky sweetness to the table. Blackberry Sherbet More delicious blackberry recipes 4. Fresh pie Fresh blueberry pie still warm from the oven is one of summer's true delights. Brimming with blueberries, this deep-dish pie will make berry lovers rejoice. Deep-Dish Blueberry Pie The trick to this lattice crust Juicy pies and cobblers 6. Simply fruit Sometimes the best way to celebrate beautifully ripe fruit is to keep it simple. Toss sweet peaches in their prime with soft, luscious Medjool dates and a splash of orange liqueur for divine dessert in minutes. Peaches with Dates Compose fruit salad like a work of art 7. Freezeable pie filling So many pies, so little time.... Now you can have the luscious flavors of perfectly ripe summer fruits year-round with this ingenious freezing method from Sunset's test kitchen. Make-Ahead Fruit Pie Filling Sunset's favorite pie crust More flavors of the season Cool treat: Whip up a Watermelon Granita. Or try watermelon in a frosty sorbet.