Corn-berry Cobbler

Corn-berry Cobbler

It’s not too often that I get to cook for my in-laws.

Two weeks ago, S.O.’s brother Eric (who lives a few hours away) brought their mother up here for a visit. I fixed a summer harvest feast of a supper: Caribbean jerk pork burger sliders with mini pretzel [...]

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Fresh Blueberry Sweet Corn Ice Cream

Blueberry Sweet Corn Ice Cream

I entertained a lovely group of nice young ladies (grades 5-9) at a fine arts camp this week, and at the end of my presentation, one of them asked how long it takes me to compose a piece of music.

I said it varies.

Sometimes [...]

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Blueberry Lemon Drop Popcorn

Blueberry Lemon Drop Popcorn

I’m so anxious to jump on the Dessert Challenge bandwagon again, since I had to miss it the last 2 months. To refresh your memory, Sheryl, at Lady Behind the Curtain, has picked 2 ingredients each month (such as coconut and lime or caramel and pretzels) that we are supposed [...]

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Blueberry Almond Delight Bites

Blueberry Almond Delight Bites

And Behind the Curtain Dessert Challenge!

Can I tell you how good it is to eat again? After 2 weeks of the most ferocious sore throat I have ever endured, I am ready to experience the splendor and DELIGHT of eating again. And what a way to come back [...]

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Banana Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Banana Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

I hesitated for the longest time to buy the ice cream maker attachment to my KitchenAid stand mixer.

After all, if I bought the attachment, wouldn’t I be tempted to make (and eat) ice cream everyday? Who needs temptations like that? But the thought of getting [...]

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Banana Blueberry Bliss

Banana Blueberry Bliss

Have you ever had one of those days when you just wanted to come home to a little bliss?

Perhaps a hot luxurious bubble bath?

Maybe a glass of wine on the back deck?

Possibly a little indulgent dessert?

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Freezing Blueberries

Freezing Blueberries

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

Without a doubt, my favorite way to consume blueberries is straight off the blueberry bush. Not only are they tasty, but they are so darned good for us too. So rather than depriving myself of these precious little blue gems the rest of [...]

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Brown Butter Banana Pudding with Blueberries

Brown Butter Banana Pudding with Blueberries

When I was growing up, my grandma made the best banana pudding ever. For every summertime occasion, be it 4th of July or someone’s birthday, we could count on her to stir us up a bowlful. As I grew older, I was so surprised that the pudding itself didn’t even contain bananas! She [...]

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Blueberry Lemon Zucchini Bundt Cake

Blueberry Lemon Zucchini Bundt Cake

About this time each year, I officially declare that I think I can live on nothing but blueberries and sweet corn.

While that is probably slightly unrealistic, there is something about the summertime harvest season that makes me feel good all over.

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