Home | Site Map  
Gourmet Living

Gourmet Knives

Gourmet Equipment

Cappacino Machine

Espresso Machine

Pots & Pans

Slow Cooker







Food Scale


Food Processor


Spice Rack



Grinding Mill

Salt & Pepper

Gourmet Teas

Spice Books

Gourmet Cookbooks

Recipe Box

Gourmet Magazines

Food Magazines

The Frugal Gourmet

Gourmet Videos

Julia Child

Gourmet Living

A gourmet is a person who is knowledgeable in fine food and drink.


Blueberries are fat-free with only 80 calories per cup. They have more disease-fighting antioxidants than any other fresh fruit or vegetable. They are wonderful for promoting healthy eyes. Recent studies also suggest they may slow down the effects of aging, reduce the build-up of cholesterol and promote urinary tract health by reducing the risk of infection.

The North American Blueberry Council suggests:

Look for fresh blueberries that are firm, dry, plump, smooth-skinned and relatively free from leaves and stems.

Size is not a sign of maturity, but color is. Berries should be a deep purple-blue to blue-black.

Stay away from containers of berries with juice stains; soft, watery fruit; or dehydrated, wrinkled fruit.

Fresh berries should be stored covered, in the refrigerator and washed just before using. Use within 10 days of purchase.

To Freeze
Use berries that are unwashed and completely dry before popping them into the freezer.

Arrange berries in a single layer on a baking sheet; then, when completely frozen, transfer to plastic bags or freezer containers.

Wash just before using.

Properly stored, frozen blueberries should last up to two years.


© Copyright 2005-2011 · DR Management · All Rights Reserved. Food PowerPoint Templates | Food Stock Photos | Food Web Templates | Organic Gifts | Flower Gifts