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Blueberry Hound

This year, the blueberry crop around the pond is especially good – probably because I’ve kept the chicken’s in their coop since we rebuilt their run. I got to the … Continue reading

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The Battle for Blueberries

I’m not a country girl by upbringing, so it’s no surprise that I’m excited over a patch of wild blueberries that are thriving around the pond. Last year about this … Continue reading

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Blueberrying with Hannah

On this amazingly beautiful August morning, Hannah and I headed out to Petit Manan Wildlife Refuge for our annual blueberry picking outing. In the years we’ve been picking berries here, … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Muffins

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I have a new favorite Sunday morning muffin recipe. It make six large muffins – or muffin tops – my favorite way of making muffins. The basic recipe is the … Continue reading

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Bees in the Barrens

The bees are back – a sure sign of spring in Downeast Maine. Bee keepers have deposited their hives all across the region to pollinate the blueberry bushes. Everywhere you … Continue reading

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Burning Barrens

The burning of blueberry barrens is a symbol of spring in Downeast Maine. Blueberry fields are periodically burned to prune the plants and keep pests in check. It’s a sight … Continue reading

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Downeast Blueberry Harvest

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This time of year the blueberry barrens in Downeast Maine become a sea of blue. The normally quiet countryside becomes a flurry of activity as the harvest comes in. Harvested … Continue reading

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Downeast Thunder Farm Blueberry Coffee Cake

Downeast Thunder Farm Blueberry Coffee Cake

This morning I used the last of our blueberries picked last week in this blueberry coffee cake that has become a family favorite. Downeast Thunder Farm Blueberry Coffee Cake The Batter … Continue reading

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Blueberrying in the Mist

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Today was an unexpected slow day at work so Hannah and I drove over to Pigeon Hill Wildlife Refuge to pick blueberries. You may take all the berries you can … Continue reading

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It’s Blueberry Season!

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August is wild blueberry season in Maine. This year, a stretch of great weather has bumped the blueberry season up a bit and the berries are in now. So Hannah … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Wild Blueberry Muffins

It’s a gloomy day here in Milbridge, Maine. When I asked what folks wanted for breakfast, Hannah called for blueberry muffins because they were perfect for a rainy day. Comfort … Continue reading

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