Tag Archives: blueberries

Mixed Berry and Custard Tart

The trick to this tart is to make the crust beforehand–it needs to cool before you glaze it, chill it, and then fill it. But it’s all worth it. The crust really tastes like shortbread–my mom liked it so much she suggested next time just rolling out the dough, using cookie cutters and baking shortbread […]

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Blueberry Scones

I’d never had a scone before today. When I think of scones, I picture high class hotel room-service or the traditional “event” of teatime. Today, people buy their assorted pastries and scones from Starbucks–all loaded with sugar, cream, butter, and glaze. Suffice it to say that my first bite of these blueberry scones surprised me: […]

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Mixed Berry Pie

I baked this pie two weeks ago, at the very end of the raspberry season, the middle of the blueberry season, and the very beginning of the blackberry season here in Oregon. It was a lot of fun picking the berries–and even more fun baking this pie. The pie crust recipe comes from Cybele Pascal’s […]

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Blueberry Coffee Cake

You know what July is? Blueberry Season! When I was picking berries the other day for this recipe, my friend told me it reminded her of a book she read when she was young called Blueberries for Sal. In it, a little girl named Sal and her mother, and a baby bear and his mother, […]

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