Any Home Bakers Here?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by N F C, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Overrun With Chickens

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    You can also freeze the blueberry juice in ice cube trays and use it for smoothies.
     
  2. Zeil

    Zeil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also making syrup is as simple as adding sugar and boiling until thick.
     
  3. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Overrun With Chickens

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    Just make your coffee cake recipe as usual and toss in the blueberries - frozen work just fine.

    and for blue berry syrup - I just add blueberries to maple syrup and heat it up on the stove.

    If you want to make a blueberry sauce out of the juice, use the recipe for blueberry pie (probably 1/2 or 1/3 of a recipe would work) - must mixing the flour, cinnamon, sugar and salt in a bowl, heat the blueberry juice to a simmer and sprinkle in the flour mix, cooking for a minute to see how it thickens, keep adding a Tablespoon at a time until it is as thick as you want.
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    @NorthFLChick ,Thanks for EP recipe. Actually I love plain grilled eggplant - never tried it until last summer with a bumper crop and really got hooked on it. So quick and easy.

    @Miss Lydia , I didn't like eggplant growing up. Mom only fried it and the store bought were always bitter. Really fresh, home grown and picked younger, there is no bitterness at all. EP take on the flavors of what it is cooked with, makes a great sub for meat in Italian recipes, it goes very well with tomato or tomato based sauces. As above, just sliced with a little olive oil, salt, pepper on the grill is awesome. Add a little parmesan or other cheese and even better. Very filling, same health benefits of blueberries but very low calories. But there are many veggies I don't like - and most of those I have never tried :)

    @wyoDreamer , thanks for the tips. But somehow I cannot imagine cinnamon and blueberries together, will have to try it.
     
  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Never knew anyone ate kangaroo. What is it like?
     
  6. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Cinnamon + berries = a big no-no for DH. One of his few food rules. I've never missed it in any of the old recipes I've made without it.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Happy 4th of July everyone! We're headed out to the Jacksonville zoo in a few minutes then home to grill burgers. Hope you all have a wonderful day!
     
  8. sunflour

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    have a great day, wish I could come too![​IMG]
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Good idea never thought of that either and I have a smoothie every morning.
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Jax Zoo of gosh started going there with my parents when tiny tot. I bet it's has changed so much.
    Have fun and

    Happy Fourth of July Everyone!!
     

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