The Saturday Farmer's Market was bursting with yummy fruits and vegetables this week. The hardest part is choosing something that you want to take home, and then once you get it home what are you going to do with it. Most of the time we can just eat it raw, or cook it up for dinner...and I thought that we would just snack on these yummy white nectarines but they just were not soft enough and pretty tart. Sooo...
I cooked the blueberries, also from the market, and the nectarines down with a little sugar, a little water, a little cornstarch to thicken it and the juice of about half a lemon. The nectarines were a pretty white with pink on the inside, but once they were cooked(for 5-7 minutes after they came to a boil) the blueberries stained them a pretty purple. They looked good and tasted even better.
I made up some simple biscuits, whatever kind you like to make, for shortcakes and then piled on the fruit. A little hit of pouring cream and it was perfect!!!!
My name is Leslie. I live in Virginia. I am a wife to Chris, a super husband/great daddy/army officer/PhD candidate. I am a mother to three very exciting kids, Avery and Mitchell, ages 13 and 10 and baby Delilah who is 4. I am a little crafty. I love fabric, quilting and I love my friends and family. I hope here I can keep up with all of you that are so very far away.
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