The hunt for blueberries

This past weekend, we went up to Maine to see my brother in a summer theater company show. (Great job, Jared!) Wouldn’t you imagine that driving through Maine one might come across a blueberry stand? I mean really. It is supposed to be THE place for blueberries! Well, we couldn’t find any fresh blueberries to take home, but we did enjoy a slice of blueberry pie with a scoop of blueberry ice cream. We also returned to a wonderful breakfast place we went to last year, the Wild Blueberry Cafe in Ogunquit. Last year when we visited, they brought warm, fresh blueberry mini-muffins right over as we sat down. Apparently it’s a limited offering, though, because we were told that they ran out before we arrived. We didn’t get blueberry pancakes, but Ben did get another Maine specialty – lobster benedict.

Well, I guess everything happens for a reason, because though I returned home a little sad without any blueberries, I was delighted that my local supermarket was having an incredible sale – by 1 pint, get 2 free! I’ll take it 🙂

I already used up a whole pint last night, making two individual blueberry cobblers. I returned to the recipe I used a few weeks ago, this time cutting the crust recipe in half. They were *almost* as good as the blueberry pie we had in Maine, but a little less sinful. So easy, so satisfying, and I have two more pints of blueberries in the fridge if the craving hits again!

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7 Responses to “The hunt for blueberries”

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    Renea — July 10, 2007 @ 4:19 pm Reply

    Mmm I’ve been dying to make a berry dessert. Looks fabulous!

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    Kevin — July 10, 2007 @ 10:41 pm Reply

    Looks good! I can hardly wait for blueberry season to come to Ontario.

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    Kate — July 11, 2007 @ 4:31 am Reply

    Your timing on these cobblers couldn’t have been better!

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    Dilip — July 11, 2007 @ 9:56 am Reply

    great cobblers..I have to try this sweet looking dessert…thanks for sahring

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    DeborahSW — July 11, 2007 @ 3:42 pm Reply

    Oh my goodness, my hubby would have loved your trip, he adores blueberries! These cobblers are so cute. 🙂

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    Julia & Tyler — July 13, 2007 @ 4:05 am Reply

    We weren’t served blueberry pancakes at any of the B&Bs we stayed at in Maine! Guess it was too early in the summer. We did have some great pie though! I hope to make my first cobbler next week sometime if I can find some good fruit, maybe peaches.

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    Renea — April 5, 2011 @ 1:12 am Reply

    Mmm I've been dying to make a berry dessert. Looks fabulous!

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