Marc has been bugging me to make a blueberry pie.  The opportunity to get blueberries came last Saturday, when we stopped at Miller’s Northwoods Market on M-22, after a trip to have his ears pierced by his aunt in Manistee.  So now I had the blueberries but someone ate them before I could use them…

Finally I went to pick blueberries yesterday and I took with me Bachelor Joe.  WE drove down Grace Road and turned on Paul Rose Road to find the U-Pick blueberry patch.

Joe learning to pick the perfect berries :mrgreen:

hmmm…There is no fooling me, these are not blueberries 😉

By the time the rain started to drizzle, Joe and I had picked 8 pounds exactly.

And then I made that pie for Marc.  He definitely has a sweet tooth.

I made the
most beautiful
tasty pie

It came out of the oven at 11 PM. My camera was in the car and I wasn’t going to go and get it. This picture is of the pie after Marc had a big piece of it this morning, and yes, I had some too.  How else could I say it’s the tastiest ever? 🙂

I used the Martha Stewart Pate Brisée  recipe, as usual, but I substituted 1/2 cup of the flour for 1/2 cup of yellow cornmeal.  OMGosh it is sooooo tasty.

Cherry Harvest begins (via Adventures of an Innkeeper)

I have neglected this blog a little due to lack of time. So I thought you might enjoy reading about the cherry harvest again. It is in full swing right now, Marc and Tyler and a couple of their friends are in the midst of it at Bill Johnson’s orchard…

Cherry Harvest begins The cherry harvest began the day before yesterday.  Bill Johnson is the boys' boss in the summertime.  He owns a good size cherry orchard right off  Grace Road.  Since last year the boys have been shaking cherries for Bill and they love it.  They get to work with a bunch of people who are fun, while  Bill treats them like sons and gives them considerable grief just because he can! The other day, I found some cheap(er) shoes for them to get messed … Read More

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