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Why This Year’s Blueberry Bounty Has Growers Feeling Blue

Why This Year’s Blueberry Bounty Has Growers Feeling Blue

| August 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

A bountiful blueberry crop this summer means lower prices. That’s welcome news for consumers, but might spell trouble for blueberry farmers.

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Liquid Pie: Bourbon and Berry Cocktail (Made with Beer)

Liquid Pie: Bourbon and Berry Cocktail (Made with Beer)

| June 27, 2012 | 3 Comments

Called “Liquid Pie,” this cocktail is a combination of bourbon, berries and beer. The bourbon provides subtle flavors of vanilla and caramel while the Pilsner adds some crust-like notes to the mix. And of course, the fresh berries bring it all home. You’ll swear it tastes like pie!

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Blueberry Crumble Pie

Blueberry Crumble Pie

| August 11, 2010 | 2 Comments

The key to this pie is fresh blueberries. It can be made with frozen berries, but I recommend making it now while the fruit is firm and plump, deliciously sweet with a slightly tart burst. Cooked in a prebaked pie crust, the pastry is buttery and crisp and sits firmly beneath the berry filling (instead of getting soggy). I then top the pie with a traditional fruit crisp topping of oatmeal, flour, sugar and butter.

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Berries n’ Cream with Meringue and Pistachios

Berries n’ Cream with Meringue and Pistachios

| August 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

Fresh fruit, whipped cream, who doesn’t love that? Add some crunchy pistachios for a little salty nuttiness, and a surprising crumble of airy meringues, and you’ve got one winning dessert.

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Summer Berry Pudding

Summer Berry Pudding

| June 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

Summer is a tricky thing in San Francisco. A morning in July here often feels like a morning in February, much to the consternation of shivering tourist. We grab what sun we can two days here, three days there, until the fog rolls in and we’re grabbing our sweaters and pashminas instead, shrugging our pasty […]

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