Independence Days

I spent the 4th of July on blueberry hill.

After picking a few containers of berries, and later cutting down several stalks of rhubarb growing at the bottom of the hill, I sugared the lot (with a nectarine or two thrown into the mix).

I topped it with this Polenta Crisp Topping recipe from David Lebovitz and after an hour in a 325 F oven, there emerged a fruit crisp of the darkest purple imaginable – crisp and fruity and syrupy all at the same time. Ooh la la. Happy Bastille Day.

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4 Responses to Independence Days

  1. MARLENE says:

    photos are marvelous!

  2. sonya says:

    Thanks, Marlene!

  3. tracy martin says:

    beautiful beautiful! sonya – i love that you’re doing this! thanks for letting me know ~ this blueberry, rhubarb nectarine polenta thing sounds (and looks!) amazing! i would have loved to see a picture of the finished dish out of the oven. i bet it’s a beauty! the 6 mo. fruit extravaganza sounds INCREDIBLE too!
    our blueberries are just coming in over at blueberry lake! jewls and i went a picking 2 days ago. this is SO early! i think because it’s been so hot.
    lots of love~
    t

  4. sonya says:

    Thanks, Tracy! Enjoy the blueberries.

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