Blueberry Bonanaza

Another two-fer today: Blueberry Syrup and Blueberry Butter from the same recipe. . . . → Read More: Blueberry Bonanaza

Busy Day Cobbler

Here is an easy and adaptable cobbler to accompany a cookbook review of Victuals by Ronni Lundy. . . . → Read More: Busy Day Cobbler

Blueberry Spice Jam

It’s jam season and I am starting to can and preserve. This recipe is a different and delicious twist on a plain blueberry jam. . . . → Read More: Blueberry Spice Jam

The 12-Mile Dinner

Our truly locavore meal featured a Blueberry-Mint Lemonade, Sautéed Padron Peppers, a Spring Pasta with a Butter-Wine Sauce, and Fresh Blueberry Crumble. You are getting four recipes today for the price of one! . . . → Read More: The 12-Mile Dinner

It’s Smoothie Time

Tips for making your own smoothie packs, a filling smoothie recipe and freezing yogurt in ice cube trays. . . . → Read More: It’s Smoothie Time

Balsamic-Cinnamon Blueberry Jam

I spent a Friday refreezing bulk blueberries (purchased in March from Bithell Farms).     Fourteen pounds of Oregon blueberries had been languishing in the freezer in the original big plastic bag they had been delivered in.    (I am such a slob, I didn’t even reseal the bag after breaking into the bounty after they were delivered.   . . . → Read More: Balsamic-Cinnamon Blueberry Jam

Blueberry-Granola Coffee Cake

What’s one of the most delicious and fattening and unhealthy things for breakfast?   That could very well be a loaded question.

For me, it is coffee cake.   If it is on a brunch buffet, I am taking two pieces.

If I am driving through TenBucks (as The Hubs calls it), I will get a piece . . . → Read More: Blueberry-Granola Coffee Cake

Amuse-bouche and an Italian Compote

This was a tasty little bite which inspired me to create my own Italian preserve: Triple Berry Mostarda . . . → Read More: Amuse-bouche and an Italian Compote

The Final Course: Blueberry-Lavender Cobbler with Ginger Struesel

This dessert from our Farmers Market Meals Cooking Class was well worth the wait.    This is a feature dessert at Tavern on Brady and I am so glad that Chef Grant shared it with the class.

First of all, you must start with fresh blueberries.

Beautiful fresh blueberries from the farmers market.

This was . . . → Read More: The Final Course: Blueberry-Lavender Cobbler with Ginger Struesel

Blueberry Flaugnarde for April’s SRC

I can’t believe it is time for another Secret Recipe Club post. This month I was assigned my first international blogger! . . . → Read More: Blueberry Flaugnarde for April’s SRC

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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