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Blackberry Bourbon Dessert Sauce

Blackberry Bourbon Dessert Sauce

Blackberry Bourbon Dessert sauce jazzes up ice cream, cheesecake and other ingredients. Change it up with peaches, cherries, blueberries and other fresh fruits.. Thicken the sauce a little more than the recipes calls for by stirring in confectionery sugar and you have a sweet and savory glaze for donuts, cookies and quick breads. This is fantastic over a lemon pound cake, muffins and sugar cookies.

Blackberry Muffins – Summer’s Favorite Muffin

Blackberry Muffins – Summer’s Favorite Muffin

SuOne of my joys of summer is blackberry muffins. This is a crazy, way above normal year for blackberries in spite of being in drought conditions. Water is so low that our friends have taken their boats out of the water because they can’t float. Why the blackberries are doing so well is a mystery to me. Some are huge, half the size of my thumb, and as sweet and juicy as can be. We’ll have our fill of blackberry…

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Foraging Wild Food – Quality food at a low cost

Foraging Wild Food – Quality food at a low cost

Foraging Wild Food After morning chores are finished and before it gets too hot I’m foraging wild food. I pack a half-bushel basket, a paring knife, cold water to drink, berry boxes and measuring cups with handles, a camera and a pair of tall boots in case I have to cross a small stream to get to the mushrooms. We’re going to pick one of my favorite mushrooms, Chanterelles. If I were to buy them, these mushrooms would cost $26…

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