Black and Blue-Berry Slaw

Eat Well Edibles Grow Well Recipe

Do you know the old riddle: What’s black and white and re(a)d all over? Depending on who you ask, the answer is a zebra wearing lipstick, an embarrassed skunk, a sunburned penguin, an angry ref, a newspaper.

Here’s a new chestnut for you: What’s black and blue and red all over? This summertime slaw showcasing the deep, dark hues of red cabbage, red onion, blueberries, and aged balsamic vinegar.

Okay, the joke’s not memorable, but the recipe is.

Black and blue salad ingredients

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Blueberry Lemon Dutch Baby for Mother’s Day

Eat Well Edibles Recipe

Mothers are miraculous. They see us at our best and at our worst. They walk faithfully beside us through good times and bad. And they love us no matter how gnarly we feel, look, or act. Remarkable!

This Sunday is Mother’s Day. To celebrate yours — and ours from afar — a super simple breakfast or brunch recipe that is certain to impress (with, shhh, minimal effort on your part): a cast iron-baked blueberry lemon Dutch baby.

Blueberry DB

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The Simplest Blueberry Jam

Eat Well Edibles Grow Well Recipe

For a while the blueberry tap flowed freely and gloriously. Combining those snatched from the mockingbirds’ clutches at home with the buckets of monster u-pick berries gave me twenty or so pounds to kick around in the kitchen.

They provided juicy sweet additions to green salads and smoothies with ginger. Others lightly warmed in multi-grain breakfast porridge, or bathed in yogurt for a cool afternoon snack. To preserve the taste of summer for chilly winter months ahead the final few found homes in the freezer (see my tips on successfully freezing fruit), and in the simplest two-ingredient blueberry jam (see recipe below).

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