Pick Blueberries Day


“I found my thrill on Blueberry Hill”

— Antoine Domino, Jr. (“Fats Domino”) (1928 – 2017)

American pianist and songwriter


Rich in antioxidants, blueberries are not only scrumptious but a guilt-free snack, too! They cook up splendidly in so many ways…

Hot and buttery pancakes, drizzled with warmed, 100% pure maple syrup

Atop cereal, granola, or yogurt

Scattered throughout a light, warm coffeecake

Sweet and juicy inside pies, tarts, and turnovers

Fresh and topped with whipped cream

Tossed with other berries and chunks of fruit

Nestled inside light, fluffy crepes with a perfect custard cream


But seriously… This is the time of year when they burst in perfect blueness, just begging to be plucked off the low or high bushes and popped into your mouth! Then give me that bright, blue-lipped smile!!!

About Cathy Burnham Martin

Author of 20+ books, and counting! A professional voice-over artist, dedicated foodie, and lifelong corporate communications geek, Cathy Burnham Martin has enjoyed a highly eclectic career, ranging from the arts and journalism to finance, telecommunications, and publishing. Along with her husband, Ron Martin, she has passions for entertaining, gardening, volunteering, active and visual arts, GREAT food, and traveling. Cathy often says, "I believe that we all should live with as much contagious enthusiasm as possible... Whether we're with friends or family, taking people along for the ride is more than half the fun."
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