Tuesday, August 12, 2008
indiana soil is much better for growing blueberries than our fantastic ohio soil. blueberries like a more
picking blueberries is easy. blueberries typically grow on bushes. it's easy work with no thorns and no bending over. we use baler twine to tie 10# cans around our waists and drop the picked blueberries right in the cans. the drawbacks of picking are the heat of summer, biting bugs and the
a few years ago, my chef friend martha, gave me a wonderful new recipe for blueberries, blueberry salsa.
3 c. blueberries, roughly chopped
1 red bell pepper, diced
2 scallions, including green tops, thinly sliced
1-2 jalapeno peppers, diced
3 T. fresh cilantro, minced
juice of one lime
salt and pepper to taste
sugar if desired
mix ingredients well. let flavors combine in frig for one hour. serve.
serving suggestions: use with any curried meat, use on burritos or tacos, eat with spoon or chips. we like it best served with lightly seasoned ground turkey and lime cilantro rice all wrapped up in a large flower tortilla.