Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Wild Blueberries

Close to one half million pounds of Wild Blueberries are harvested every year in Maine from late July until the end of August. They are different from traditional blueberries as they are smaller and less sweet, richer in color and juicier.

Food and Pottery Connection:

Maine Blueberry Muffins - 12
Junior League of Portland, Maine Cookbook

1/2 cup plus 2T butter
1 3/4 cup sugar
3 eggs
1/4 cup plus 1T milk
3/4 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cup flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 cups blueberries

1. Preheat oven to 425. grease muffin tins.
2. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, milk and vanilla. Add flour and baking powder. 
3. Fold in Blueberries.
4. Bake 23-25 minutes

Square Plate 
with slip-trailing and stamping
(...perfect size for 4 or 5 muffins...)
This plate (and a few other pieces of art from the Dedham Guild) will be for sale at the Dedham Farmer's Market tomorrow on the green from 12-6

1 comment:

  1. Lisa, I have been searching for the *perfect* blueberry muffin recipe, and thanks to you (and the fine women of Maine), I've found it! Thanks for sharing, and gorgeous plate!


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