Synopses & Reviews
The Connection Cookbooks make up a culinary adventure series that begins with sugaring in the spring, continues through berry picking in the summer, and culminates with cranberries and apples in the fall.
Each book is lavishly illustrated with hand drawings, and the recipes are written in ink as if they were penned by a mother to be handed down, to her daughter. Scattered throughout the books are homilies and facts about the food item that is the topic of the book.
An adventure in indigo, summer sapphires, dewy bunches of blue -- it's blueberries! Tucked between more than 200 hand-lettered recipes, are bits of fact, fluff, and folklore.
The Blueberry Connection has blueberry cookery with flavor, fact, and folklore from memories, libraries, and kitchens of old and new friends and strangers. What goes best with blueberries? Memories of berry picking and the delectable delights that follow-pies, jams, jellies, cakes, cookies, puddings and drinks, salads, and of course, blueberry muffins -- this book has them all. And tucked among the hand-lettered recipes are fact and folklore about the blueberry. Includes more than 100 recipes.