Articles tagged with: Blueberry

How to Buy, Store, Wash, Freeze Georgia Blueberries while in Season

Written by Denise Sawyer on Friday, June 14, 2013.

Are you intimidated by the thought of buying fresh produce?  I was recently in the grocery store and a young woman was talking to her boyfriend or husband and saying she wasn’t sure what to look for, and how to know if what she was buying was good or fresh.  I offered her some unsolicited advice and she was thankful.

Honey Banana-Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

Written by Denise Sawyer on Tuesday, June 04, 2013.

Honey Banana Blueberry Frozen YogurtIt’s Georgia Blueberry Month! Things are heating up here in Georgia and I’ve got just the thing to cool you down this summer. I’ll give you a hint, it’s a frozen treat similar to ice cream but much healthier. It’s frozen yogurt!

Sweet Georgia Blues Recipe Contest

on Wednesday, May 29, 2013.

Beginning on June 1st, the Georgia Blueberry Commissioin will host its first-ever "Sweet Georgia Blues" Recipe Contest.  Click here for additional information. Like us on Facebook!

Blueberry Popsicles

Written by Denise Sawyer on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

Popsicles are always a hit with the kids. But, have you read the ingredient labels on the popsicles available at your local supermarket?  Yikes!  I’ve got a simple way to make your own that include all GOOD ingredients - real-food, wholesome treats your kids will love!

Georgia Blueberry Lime “Mock-aritas"

on Monday, May 06, 2013.

How did you celebrate Cinco de Mayo?  Hey, even if you didn’t, there’s still time to enjoy some delicious, easy and homemade Mexican food.  My family enjoys Mexican food so much, we don’t wait for Cinco de Mayo - we could have it once a week!

Blogger Denise Sawyer: It's Earth Day!

on Monday, April 22, 2013.

April 22nd is Earth Day!  What better way to celebrate than to spend some time outside? My family has been enjoying the outdoors so much the last couple of weeks.  We love to bike, hike, picnic and visit the local farmer’s markets to pick up some local treats.

Chef Hugh Acheson on Good Day Atlanta

on Wednesday, April 17, 2013.

Georgia Blueberry Commission Ambassador, Chef Hugh Acheson, was on    
Good Day Atlanta with recipes Pan Roasted Duck with Georgia Blueberries and Pickled Georgia Blueberries.











Check out our behind the scenes photos:

Chef Acheson gets ready for his cooking demonstration.
          Good Day Atlanta anchor Karen Graham talks Georgia Blueberries        
                                                                                                        with Chef Acheson.

                                                                         Showing Off Sweet Georgia Blues!     

A Day at the Blueberry Farm

Written by Denise Sawyer on Friday, July 06, 2012.

Have you gotten your fill of Georgia Blueberries yet?  We haven’t!  Last weekend we went to pick a few at our local u-pick blueberry farm in Lafayette, Georgia.  They have a large field of blueberry bushes (more like trees!) to pick from.

4th of July Georgia Blueberry Recipes

on Friday, June 29, 2012.

Looking for 4th of July recipes?  Well, look no further.  Here are two wonderful, patriotic recipes: Georgia Blueberry and Brownie Kebabs and Festive Georgia Blueberry Cheesecake Flag .




Our First Big Harvest: Georgia Blueberries!

Written by Denise Sawyer on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

Judah and I had a nice surprise this week.  Our little blueberry bush (the one in my very first post here at the Georgia Blueberry site) was loaded with blueberries!  We picked about 2 cups worth off of our little bush!