Plump blueberries, fragrant nectarines and rosy plums . . . summer's bumper crop of fresh fruit inspires the baker in all of us. Simple preparations are the best as they highlight the fruits' natural sweetness. Here you'll find recipes for homey desserts like blueberry crisp and nectarine-blackberry cobbler that are perfect for a backyard barbecue. If you're hosting a sit-down dinner, our mixed berry shortcake or raspberry crepes with ice cream are sure to impress your guests.