The two best blueberry recipe books that I have come across are "Basically Blue" by Fern Walker and "The Blueberry Connection" by Beatrice Ross Buszek.
" Basically Blue",
is a very interesting recipe collection of muffins,
breads, desserts, cookies, squares and some unusual recipes such as chilled
blueberry soup, tea, pops, candy, etc. A note about Fern...
"Blueberries have been
my life" so says Fern Walker, the "Blueberry Lady", and the leading edge
of wild blueberry promotion in Ontario and beyond. Fern grew up on a blueberry
farm in Nova Scotia and she has taken her knowledge of the industry and
her enthusiasm to Ontario where she resides. Her father, Carvell Stonehouse,
was a pioneer and leader in the production of wild blueberries.
programs include cooking demonstrations, television and radio appearances,
interviews for numerous newspapers and food magazines, mall appearances
and a network of fund-raising activities featuring sales of frozen wild
Nova Scotia blueberries. She is the author of "Basically Blue", a collection
of 60 popular blueberry recipes. Fern started her promotional
work in 1983 when she sold 20,000 pounds of blueberries. By 1990, her sales
were over 70,000 pounds, all to non-profit groups.
The blueberry industry
is fortunate to have Fern Walker setting the pace, and applauds her efforts
in spreading awareness of wild blueberries.
Blueberry Connection" is a collection of 250 recipes with fact and folklore included. The book was dedicated to
Nova Scotian's in exile. That was enough to catch my eye. It's a wonderful