The Basics: Blueberries

Cooking & Baking Essentials. Blueberries By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Party Menus Southern Entertaining Southern Hostess Southern RecipesCooking & Baking Essentials

From The Garden

Blueberries

Blueberries are a nutrient dense fruit filled with good for you antioxidants, vitamins, minerals & fiber. They can be sprinkled over salads & added to smoothies for instant taste. Blueberries hold up well in baking applications & can be used to prepare some of our favorite summer desserts from pies to crisps & breakfast classics such as muffins. They can carry an entire flavor profile or simply serve as an accent making them ideal to use as a garnish for lovely plated dessert presentations. In the weeks ahead, gain insight to the versatility of this crowd pleasing berry & look for ways to use them in the kitchen to create some of your best classic recipes to date. In the meantime, learn how to prepare blueberries for a variety of cold recipe applications.

The Recipe Box. Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Hostess Editor In Chief Southern Culinary & Entertaining Brand FROM THE KITCHEN OF BUTTERMILK LIPSTICK
{testing notes}

How To Prepare Blueberries For Cold Recipe Applications

Blueberries are highly regarded for their signature flavor. They add exceptional taste to ice cream, sorbet, dessert sauces & even iced tea. Many of the applications needed in order to prepare them for recipes involve pureeing the berries, however in as little as 15 minutes, the color deteriorates & they look less than desirable. In order to extract the juice from blueberries & set the rich color, they must be cooked briefly.

Cooking & Baking Essentials. Blueberries By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Party Menus Southern Entertaining Southern Hostess Southern Recipes How To Prepare Blueberries for cold recipe applications

rebecca gordon buttermilk lipstick Southern Recipes & How To's Easy Tailgate Recipes RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLipstick

The Technique

 Pulse 1 1/2 cups blueberries & 1 tablespoon lemon juice in a food processor several times until pureed. Transfer the mixture to a small saucepan & bring to a simmer over Medium heat. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from the heat & let stand 10 minutes. Press the mixture through a fine wire mesh sieve. Discard the solids. Chill 1 hour. Use as directed in recipe applications. Makes 1/2 cup.

The Tune
“Cheek To Cheek” Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

social butterfly
instagram: buttermilklipstick
facebook: Buttermilk Lipstick
twitter: Buttermilk Lipstick@ButtermilkLips
{college football} Rebecca Gordon@TidefanFare
pinterest: Buttermilk Lipstick
Rebecca Gordon

Be sweet. 

About Rebecca Gordon

* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Southern College Football Fanatic * SEC Tailgate Strategist * Southern Recipe Writer & Sometimes Novelist * Half-Hour Hostess * Media Personality * Houndstooth Hound Owner * Small Town Dreamer * Big Idea Doer * 3rd Generation Pimiento Cheese Fixer * Casserole Maker * Budweiser Drinker * Bourbon Cocktail Sipper * Peanut Butter Love Affair * Cookie Monster * Calorie Burner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer but doesn't care * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Rebecca Gordon shares over 20 years of cooking knowledge in the instructional filled original editorial content on Buttermilk Lipstick as well as the cooking class format videos that can be found on her YouTube channel through regular collaboration with numerous media outlets. Gordon draws from an extensive background in corporate publishing spanning over 13 years on both the business and editorial side focusing on women’s southern lifestyle. She is a classically trained pastry chef and draws from fine dining restaurant experience from a James Beard award winning chef as well as her southern roots upbringing to share cooking, entertaining & style content relevant to today’s modern woman.

, , , ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply