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Foodie Friday: Blueberry Hill Farms {+ a few recipes}

Every June and July you can pick blueberries at Blueberry Hill Farms. We made a trip out to Edom, Texas to pick blueberries a few weeks ago and had the best time. My boys loved it!

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We left our house bright and early and arrived in Edom at 8am. I highly recommend going as early as possible because it gets hot really quick.

IMG_4222 IMG_4223After we picked our blueberries, we headed to the country store where they had ice cold water in coolers on the patio for us to sip on while we cooled down. Once we were cooled down, we went inside to weigh and pay for our blueberries. They have all sorts of delicious jams, preserves, and butters to sample and purchase. They also had so many delicious looking blueberry treats to purchase. We decided on a lemon blueberry pastry and it was delicious. Blueberries are $2.85/lb and you can pick as many as you like. I felt like we picked a ton and we only got about 2lbs.

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We spent less than $10 and that even included a blueberry pastry.  After we left, a friend told me that their blueberry soft serve is to die for. We are already planning a second trip out to Edom to pick more blueberries and to try the amazing blueberry soft serve.

When we got home we made two of our favorite blueberry recipes… Blueberry Yogurt Bites and Blueberry Pancakes!!! I’d share pictures, but neither of them lasted long enough to even pull out the camera.  So good!!

Blueberry Pancakes

1 c. flour

½ t. soda

½ t. salt

1 t. baking powder

1 T sugar

1 egg

1 cup buttermilk (more if needed)

2 T. oil (+ a little more)

Blueberries

Mix all of the ingredients together. Pour a little oil in the skillet and heat stove to medium. Pour batter into skillet and drop the desired amount of blueberries on the pancake. Cook until it starts to bubble, then flip! Serve with syrup and a dollop of whipped cream.

 

Blueberry Yogurt Raisins

Lots of Blueberries

The Greek Gods Honey Vanilla Yogurt

Pour a little yogurt into a small bowl. Pour 10-15 blueberries into the yogurt and stir until they are coated. Use mini tongs to fish the blueberries out and place them on a non-stick foil lined cookie sheet. Freeze for an hour.

 

If you want more ideas of recipes to use with your fresh blueberries, just search Pinterest for Fresh Blueberry Recipes for tons of great recipes!

 

Happy Blueberry Picking & Eating!!!

 

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2 Responses to Foodie Friday: Blueberry Hill Farms {+ a few recipes}

  1. Pam St. John July 22, 2016 at 1:59 pm #

    I’m so glad we got that pancake recipe. It is the best ever!!!

  2. Darcie
    Darcie July 25, 2016 at 1:42 pm #

    Yes. The blueberry soft serve is the reason we go. And the blueberries too, I guess. But it’s all about eating ice cream at 9am. We’re friends (and distant relatives) with the owners of BHF and they are so fun! You’ve gotta be fun to make blueberries your whole life. 🙂 I’d highly recommend it as a family tradition – we’ve been going for 5 years and plan to go every year!

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