Technically, the summer hasn’t left us just yet. And while I am a confessed not-summer-fan, there are elements of the season that delight me: flowers, hikes, and, of course, seasonal cooking.
As my edible farewell to summer, I made one of my favorite summer recipes one last time: blueberry-blackberry pie.
I’ll admit that transitioning from my city-girl life to living in the more rural setting I found myself in five years ago was a challenge, but I’ve grown to see so many advantages, especially from a culinary perspective. In the woods behind our home, large blackberry bushes cover the edge of the woods. At the beginning of spring, the bushes begin bursting with pops of red; the berries make their debut. Within weeks, red gives way to black, and we inevitably make our way down to the field to collect the berries for me, braving the thorns and our dogs, who demand berry snacks along the journey.
With summer coming to a close, I decided to allow my stock of plump blackberries to depart as well as I made one last blueberry-blackberry pie.Read More »