fall

minestrone

Ran out of Parmesan… Mozzarella used as substitute. Definitely use Parmesan though.

The air is crisp, wait no, I take that back.  The air is moist with the mist of the Pacific Northwest.  Let’s not tell lies here.

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blue as blueberry pie

Fall is almost here, and I am a little torn.  I am completely ready for pumpkin everything: Pumpkin Spiced Lattes, pumpkin muffins with cream cheese frosting (aka cupcakes),  and glittery pumpkins!

But, alas, I am sad at all that we are losing: berries, watermelons, good tomatoes, and long days.

When my parents were out here in August, we got a nice big flat of blueberries.  Although I was made of blueberries for a while, luckily, I froze some.  The frozen blueberries did not last long because they just found their way into this pie.

Disclaimer:  Excuse the crimping.  I promise to continue baking pies so that I can practice crust crimping.  Also, excuse the weird squiggly shape on the crust.  I tried to make a heart with leftover pastry.  It was promptly taken off the pie as soon as it came out of the oven and consumed.

Blueberry pie

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