Thursday, August 14, 2008
It's blackberry season!
When August hits (and the start of the school year approaches) I remember that I haven't yet harvested blackberries from the marshes around the harbor. So Munch & I headed out into the heat & thorns with several large trays, which we quickly filled. Once we got home, I tossed them with some flour, sugar, and a little salt. After pouring them into pie shells, we dotted them with butter- Munch's official kitchen job is "butter unwrapper" and she likes to sneak pinches from the stick when I'm not watching. I added a top layer & into the oven they went.
Less than an hour later, we had this lovely pie: