It’s blueberry season! Here’s an idea: Observe it by entering this blueberry recipe contest:
Blueberries are good and good for you, and eating them by the handful is a great way to go. However, they also can be made into all sorts of delicious recipes.
[Related: Pick your own! Find u-pick farms and tips here, and more on the Washington Blueberries website.)
The Washington Blueberry Commission is encouraging kids to get in the kitchen and come up with a creative use of blueberries — but hurry, there’s not much time!
The contest deadline is 9 p.m. Sunday, July 18. Here’s what you need to know.
Blueberry recipe contest:
First, the contest is for kids ages 12 to 18. The recipe must be their own creation, not from a cookbook. A photo must be submitted with the entry.
Prizes: a flat of fresh blueberries, a decorating kit from Trophy Cupcake and potential fame via the Washington Blueberry website and social media channels.
In addition, full details can be found here.
And, to get you started, inspiration in the form of a recipe for Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Blueberry Compote by Sadie Davis-Suskind, local teen chef and former “Top Chef Junior.”
Finally, get to creating and eating!
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