Food + Drink

Blueberry Cobbler with Brown Sugar-Whipped Cream

 One of my very favorite things in the world to eat is fruit cobblers. Did you know that cobblers are a distinctly American deep-dish dessert ?  Early American settlers did not consider fruit cobblers dessert? Cobblers were often served for breakfast, and it was not uncommon to serve them as a main course.  It was

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Got Herbs: Polenta Pound Cake with Blueberries and Thyme

Summer for most of us is almost here.  To get in the spirit of summer  I start thinking about desserts with fruit,  meat and veggies on the grill, and summer salads loaded with tomatoes and cucumbers. I am working to get in the summer spirit.  My garden is rocking.  Fingers crossed that I can get

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Wordless Wednesday

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Dirt to Table Experience: Blueberry-Maple Spoon Fruit

Blueberry season has arrived here in North Florida.  Each year, I take that trip to a local blueberry farm just east of Tallahassee, and pick enough blueberries to last me until the following season. Blueberries freeze very well. The idea is not to wash your blueberries before freezing them.  Also, you don’t have to use

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Blueberry Crumble Pie

Blueberry season has come and gone here in North Florida.  The season lasts a little over a month.  What does a food fanatic do?  Pick as many berries as possible!  Our load this year was 22-lbs of organic blueberries. What do you do with 22-lbs of fresh blueberries?  You get an urge to bake.  In

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Blueberry Thrill

C’mon guys, its been a long week, it’s time to relax and chill-out.  This blueberry inspired cocktail is meant to be shared with good friends over good conversation. The thrill of this cocktail is the cardamom infused simple syrup, lemon juice, combined with gin and fresh blueberries. This is a cocktail that can be prepared

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