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It doesn’t take a Master Chef to make something delicious with blueberries!

There’s no wrong way to cook with blueberries!  They taste great, and, they’re delightfully versatile.

So, July 11, grab a carton from our market and make these stunning cookies! (We’ll be closed Monday, July 4)

Blueberry White Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (GF is fine)
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄3 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1⁄3 cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1⁄3 cup fresh or frozen frozen blueberries
  • 1⁄2 cup white chocolate chips (dairy-free works too)

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 400°F.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Either in the microwave or on the stovetop, thaw the frozen blueberries until they are soft and jammy. If using the microwave, this should take about 30 seconds on high heat. If using the stovetop, it should take about 2-3 minutes on medium heat.
  • Let the blueberries cool for about 2-3 minutes. While they are cooling, use an electric mixer or a stand mixer to cream together the butter and sugar until the mixture is noticeably lighter in color and fluffy.
  • Add the blueberries to the butter and sugar and cream at a high speed. Make sure the blueberries get “mashed” into the mixture so that they are pureéd and fully combined with the butter and sugar. The mixture should be a deep purple color.
  • Gradually fold the dry ingredients in with the wet ingredients to form a dough. Mix in the white chocolate chips.
  • Chill the dough in the freezer for 30 minutes before shaping into 12 balls.
  • Bake the cookies for 10-13 minutes or until they are slightly brown on the edges. Let cool on a cooling rack for 5-10 minutes.

If that’s just too much work, (I get it!), just add a handful of blueberries to your pancake batter or just toss them on your cereal in the morning!

One Pan, Easy Shrimp & Tomatoes

Okay, so I really, really love it when I can put everything in one pan. Because, who wants to clean up a bunch of stinkin’ dishes after dinner? Not me. Here’s a good one for fast, fresh and simple.

This quick and flavorful one-pan dish blends shrimp, parsley and lemon juice with tomatoes. Red pepper flakes give this dinner a kick. Get your shrimp from Got Seafood and tomatoes from The Moon Farm at our farmers market Monday, June 27.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp plus 2 tsp EVOO
  • Course salt
  • 1/8 Tsp red pepper flakes
  • 3 garlic cloves sliced
  • 2 tbsp le mon juice
  • 6 plum tomatoes halved lengthwise and sliced 1/2 inch thick or 3 large tomatoes cut into 6 wedges
    (or, a pint and 1/2 of cherry tomatoes will also work)
  • 1 1/2 lb shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped

Step 1
In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over high heat; swirl to coat pan. Season shrimp with salt and ground pepper. Add half the shrimp to the pan; cook until opaque throughout, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate; repeat with remaining 2 teaspoons oil and shrimp.

Reduce heat to medium; add garlic and red-pepper flakes. Stir in tomatoes; cook until they begin to break down, 4 to 6 minutes. Season with salt.

Return shrimp and any accumulated juices to pan. Add parsley and lemon juice; toss to coat. Serve over pasta, rice, or spinach, if desired.

Radishes deserve a place in your heart!

And, not just because they have rad in their name. Don’t roll your eyes at this underrated root!

You can eat the entire vegetable, So, no waste.  Those radish tops? I use them to make pesto!. Also, there are so many varieties of radishes.

This week we’re making this:

Radish and White Onion Slaw

  • 6 cups thinly shaved or sliced radishes
  • ¼ white onion, very thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt
  • ¼ cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Prep:

Step 1

Combine vegetables and onion in a medium bowl; season generously with salt. Let sit until they start to release their water, 8–10 minutes, then begin to massage, gently at first so they don’t break, then harder as they begin to expel their liquid, until softened to about the texture of coleslaw. Pour off all excess liquid and add vinegar and oil; toss to coat. Taste and season with more salt if needed.

Step 2

Do Ahead: Slaw can be made 3 days ahead. Cover and chill.