3 results for tag: blueberries


Bursting with Blueberries

It's that time of year again – Blueberry Season! South Carolina summers bring ripe blueberries to roadside stands, farmers’ markets and local grocery stores. Round and smooth-skinned blueberries are juicy and sweet. Cultivated blueberries comprise the majority of those that reach the market and the season can span from May through October. Choose blueberries that are firm, uniform in size and indigo blue with a silvery frost. Discard shriveled or molded berries. Don’t wash the berries until you’re ready to use them. They can be stored in a single layer in a moisture-proof container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Fresh blueberries are ...

Bon Voyage, Aunt Bossy!

When I was a very little girl, maybe 4 or 5 years old, I remember my Mama inviting her lady friends over for lunch. She didn't host a monthly event, but the ladies came to our house for a fancy luncheon several times a year. The dining room table was set with the good dishes from the china cabinet and several card tables with crisply pressed tablecloths were set up to seat the additional guests. The ladies were most often the mothers of my friends from Sunday School and kindergarten. I can see Mama in a blue dress and pearls, hair freshly coiffed from the beauty parlor, entertaining flawlessly as she served chicken salad, tomato aspic, homemade ...

Lemon-Blueberry Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Lemon-Blueberry Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting Easy and delicious! For the cake: 1 (15.25-ounce) package lemon cake mix 1 (21-ounce) can blueberry pie filling For the frosting: 2 sticks butter, softened ½ cup lemon juice 1 pound confectioner's sugar Zest of 1 lemon Fresh Blueberries, to garnish Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare cake mix according to package directions, making two 8-inch layers. Pour cake batter into greased and floured cake pans.  Place dollops of blueberry pie filling evenly on top of each layer. Cut pie filling into batter with a butter knife. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 37 minutes or until toothpick inserted into ...