Foodie Friday: Golden Berries

golden berries

Golden Berries: tart berries with golden skin I found a new fruit at the grocery store. Why not try it out, I thought. Golden berries sounded decadent. They're also known as cape gooseberries. Imagine my surprise when I realized these berries are renown for their tartness. They really pack a sour punch. It's not just the skin that exudes tartness, but the middle of the berry as well. They weren't to my liking, but I had family members who enjoyed the sour twist. (Of course, these are … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Huckleberry Shake

huckleberry shake

Huckleberry shake: a smoothie made with berries You might not have seen me on my blog for a while because of a recent summer vacation. We went to Yellowstone! I'll post more about my trip on Monday. But for now, I'll leave you with a taste from my break. Due to crazy traffic going into the national park, we made a pit stop at a local diner. Since they're known for their huckleberry shakes, I decided to try one. Now, I'm not a humongous berry fan. And beyond my appreciation of Twain, I … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday First: Loganberry Pie

loganberry pie

Over the summer, I visited Whidbey Island near Seattle and tried out... Loganberry pie: a delicious pie filled with dark-colored berries I ate at Whidbey Pies & Cafe, which has a farm attached to it. Fresh organic produce is grown on the spot and served to customers (their quinoa salad is amazing). For dessert, I debated on getting the more literary huckleberry pie, but then opted for their specialty, loganberry pie. Here's a recipe for it from Bobby Flay. I loved the tart taste of … [Read more...]

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