Saturday, July 5, 2014

Blueberries on the 4th of July

One great way to celebrate Independence Day is with a feast of blueberry desserts.  Since we have an abundance of fresh berries right now, we came up with the following selection for the day's picnic.

Fresh blueberry pie with vanilla ice cream:

Blueberry-sour cream custard tart:
Adding the layer of berries to the custard

The always favorite fruit pizza, one version with a berry variety in every bite and another version of artistic flowers (both are courtesy of Sam's skills):

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Mulching the Herbgarden

I was gone for nearly a week and the weeds had taken over my herb-garden.  After a very thorough weeding and hoeing, the reward was to spread a thick layer of mulch.  What an improvement: