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Comment by sk8eycat on July 4, 2014 at 3:44pm

Spud, I have never liked blueberris, fresh, canned, frozen...nada.  I always thought they had a mildew-y aftertaste, so I've always avoided them.  It's amazing that they are of the same "family" as cranberries, which I love!

Now...if I could only find fresh Boysenberries somewhere.  Knotts tore up their berry patches, and replaced them with parking lots and a ghastly "amusement" park.  Damn them all!  I will never go there again!

Comment by Joan Denoo on July 4, 2014 at 3:30pm

Spud, that is bad news that you have lost taste for blueberries. I like your idea of trying one from nursery stock. 

I plan to get some more bushes because mine are not enough to bring into the house, although the bushes are full. Maybe a larger type bush next time, or a couple of patio size. I may be making a mistake with patio size, they are often less tasty. Any suggestions as to varieties to choose, gardening friends? 

Comment by Idaho Spud on July 4, 2014 at 3:20pm

I'd happily take the strawberries over the blueberries Felaine.

I've said before that my old taster detects almost no flavor in blueberries anymore.  I've been wondering if it's just the store-bought ones that lack flavor, but I was in a nursery last week and spotted some blueberries that looked ripe, so I tasted one.  Not much flavor there either, so I'm giving-up on them.

Comment by sk8eycat on July 4, 2014 at 1:22pm

Patricia, IMO there's no need to add any sweetener to a crumb crust, and sometimes my sister and I make totally crustless cheesecakes.  (Using about 2/3 of the amount of granular Splenda instead of the amount of sugar called for in the recipe.)

She has made a circular red, white, and blue cheese pie for several Independence day celebrations....I've see photos of flag-shaped sheet cakes, and thought, "NOT FAIR!"  One or two people get all the blueberries, and everyone else just gets strawberries.  Grace makes a large solid circle of blueberries in the center of the pie, and then several rings of strawberry halves out to the edge.  That way everyone gets a taste of everything.

My favorite "patriotic" meal isn't the dessert, anyway.  I like smoky baby back ribs and Mother's Patented Potato Salad....you have to use russet potatoes, and peel them while they're still almost too hot to touch....sprinkling generously with apple cider vinegar before they cool down.  Mustard and mayo dressing, add anything else you like...celery, bell peppers, a whiff of onion....and finish it off with about a dozen sliced HB eggs and a sprinkling of smoky paprika.  Refrigerate overnight, et voila!

Finest kind!

Comment by The Flying Atheist on July 4, 2014 at 9:02am

Pound cake is so deliciously simple......especially when accompanied with some type of topping.  Raspberry, lemon and strawberry are just three favorites that come to mind.    

Comment by Randall Smith on July 4, 2014 at 7:09am

My latest dessert is (was) a pound cake with a soupy raspberry topping. I think it should be called a "ton cake", it's so heavy.

Comment by sk8eycat on July 3, 2014 at 8:46am

Happy Belated Blackberry Cheesecake Day!
https://www.youtube.com/embed/_LpMB1OZ53g?feature=player_detailpage...

 

 

Comment by Randall Smith on July 3, 2014 at 7:15am

I added a couple of pounds just looking at that photo!

Comment by Pat on July 3, 2014 at 5:56am

Cheesecake looks great, Patricia.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on July 3, 2014 at 12:45am

Messy or not, that cheesecake looks good.  Mmmm.

 

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