Barbecue/BBQ/Smoke Blueberries

We’re Still Goin’ Wild for Blueberries

I feel a kinship with Vivian Howard, star of “A Chef’s Life,” owner/head chef of Chef and the Farmer in Kinston, North Carolina and author of the spectacular cookbook, “Deep Run Roots.”  For example, we both lived in New York City and then decided to move to small towns.  For her, it’s a tiny fire district in North Carolina.  For me, it’s Venice, Italy.  In both of these small towns, we have access to top…

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Blueberries Desserts Pies

Wild Blueberries Can Drag Me Away

We don’t keep it much of a secret that August is “Angry Season” in Venice.  It’s when our temperatures are hot, the humidity is high, and it’s when you need your personal space and you can’t get it, because it’s also high tourist season.  It’s also when most Venetians, including ourselves, shut our businesses and get out of Dodge. This August, we made the decision to stay in town, rather than escaping to cooler and…

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