Blueberry Margarita

You'll need:
2 oz blueberry puree
2 oz tequila
1.5 oz orange liqueur
1.5 oz fresh lime juice
1 tsp sugar
coarse salt for glass rim
fresh blueberries for garnish

A classic summer drink with a Michigan twist. In cocktail shaker, combine blueberry puree, tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, sugar and ice. Shake thoroughly. Run a cut lime along the serving glass rim; place glass rim in salt. Pour shaker contents into glass. Garnish with fresh blueberries. Serve immediately.

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry muffins

You'll need:
1 and 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 and 1/4 cups white sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 egg
1/3 cup milk
1 cup fresh Michigan blueberries
1/3 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup Wisconsin butter, cubed
1 and 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


To Make Crumb Topping: Mix together 1/2 cup sugar, 1/3 cup flour, 1/4 cup butter, and 1 and 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon. Mix with a fork, and set aside.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease muffin cups or line with muffin liners. Combine 1 and 1/2 cups flour, 3/4 cup sugar, salt and baking powder. Place vegetable oil into a 1 cup measuring cup, add the egg and enough milk to fill the cup. Mix this with flour mixture. Fold in blueberries. Fill muffin cups right to the top, and sprinkle with crumb topping mixture.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until done.

Blueberry pie

You'll need:
3/4 cup white sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 cups fresh blueberries
1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
1 tablespoon butter

Blueberry pie crust
Blueberry pie filling

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Mix sugar, cornstarch, salt, and cinnamon, and sprinkle over blueberries. Line pie dish with one pie crust. Pour berry mixture into the crust, and dot with butter. Cut remaining pastry into 1/2 - 3/4 inch wide strips, and make lattice top. Crimp and flute edges. Bake pie on lower shelf of oven for about 50 minutes, or until crust is golden brown.

Lattice pie crust
Blueberry pie

Eat!