Posts Tagged“Fruit”

Blue fingers and cheese? Yep, Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake!

Blue fingers are a sign of blueberry picking season! And yea, you’re right, this isn’t blueberry picking season. So why in the world am I talking about picking blueberries?! Well, my family loves blueberries so, so, so much that we have to make sure we pick enough during the summer to have throughout the winter and spring; and that is usually at least 30 quarts. We have a little over a dozen high-bush blueberry bushes my dad planted when I was just a little girl. And every year, from July through August, they produce some of the best tasting blueberries! In order to enjoy them during the winter we simply freeze them. The same day we pick them we give them a good rinse, take off any stems and pour them into quart freezer containers or bags. We will just pull them out of the freezer whenever we fancy and today I fancied cheesecake. Oh yea, you read that right… cheesecake… with blueberries!!

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Apples All Winter

It was the first Friday of February and I had just come in from outside a bit parched and hungry for something. Cookies on the counter caught my eye, but what I was tasting for was a different sort of sweet… a crisp, juicy, honey-sweet apple. mmmhmmm… Went to the fridge and pulled out a lovely apple from the crisper drawer. One big bite, and several more afterwards… yea, that was so good! It was a Honeycrisp apple.

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