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Category: Berry Bulletin
Heading into the holiday weekend, I thought I’d share this variation of my favorite summer berry crisp. I made it recently to finish a dinner celebrating my good friend Chanda’s birthday. Blackberries, strawberries, and cherries cook into a thick, ja…
In 1916, a New Jersey farmer sold the first commercial crop of blueberries – today, they grow in the White House kitchen garden Folsom, Calif., July 1, 2015 – Today marks the start of National Blueberry Month and the beginning of a 12-month celebration commemorating the first commercial crop of blueberries in the U.S. Nearly […]
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Nutrition: Summer berries boost flavor and healthSioux Falls Argus LeaderIt is summertime, and that means fresh eating. One way to enjoy more nutritious and delicious summer foods is to include more sensational summer berries. Berries encompass tantali…
From cobbler to pancakes to pies, here are our favorite blueberry recipes.
Hot July days call for icy cold treats. Make the Berry Granita Parfaits recipe – HamletHub (press release) (registration) (blog)
HamletHub (press release) (registration) (blog)Hot July days call for icy cold treats. Make the Berry Granita Parfaits recipeHamletHub (press release) (registration) (blog)1 For syrup, combine sugar and water in (2-cup/500-mL) Prep Bowl. Microwave on H…
In what could be the most American thing to ever America, humorist Charles Phoenix has created the Cherbluble. The pie-stuffed, three-layer cake arrives just in time to help celebrate America’s birthday. It’s not only red, white, and blue — but it’s also stuffed with a cherry, blueberry and apple pie. If you’re feeling crafty and incredibly […]
Summer berry pudding: Fit for the Fourth
I’m no historian, but I’m pretty sure the founding fathers decided on red, white and blue as the color scheme for our young nation when they noticed all the summer berries in season on the Fourth of July. Doesn’t the early summer harvest of tiny …
You could eat your berries with whipped cream and sugar, or you could try these creamy-crunchy riffs instead.
Celebrate! This dessert screams ‘Summer’ Today’s facts about Strawberries : Strawberries are one of the only fruita with seeds on the outside. The average strawberry has 200 seeds. The ancient Romans believed that strawberries alleviated symptoms of melancholy, fainting, all inflammations, fevers, throat infections, kidney stones, bad breath, attacks of gout, and diseases of the blood, liver and spleen. To symbolize perfection and righteousness, medieval stone masons carved strawberry designs on altars and around the tops of pillars in churches and cathedrals. In parts of Bavaria, country folk still practice the annual rite each spring of tying small baskets of wild strawberries to the horns of their cattle as an offering to elves. They believe that the elves, are passionately fond of strawberries, will…
It’s been a while since I’ve posted an Eat Well, “Greatest Hits” post but today, by popular demand, I’m posting 13 go-to summer salad recipes. Because, although I have yet to change my blog banner, it is indeed summer. And salads are delicious things t…