Fresh blueberries are the secret ingredient to fun and festive holiday meals this winter season.
SONOMA, CA November 29, 2012 (PRWEB) November 29, 2012
An ample supply of fresh blueberries are the secret ingredient to fun and festive holiday meals this winter season. This nutritious, kid-friendly superfood adds rich, deep and surprising flavors and nutrition to starters, side dishes and desserts.
Blueberries from Chile are at the peak of freshness during the North American winter, when Chile’s harvest is in full swing. They arrive just in time to add a colorful, festive note to fall and wintertime celebrations. Experienced home cooks love their versatility; health-minded parents love their nutritiousness; and kids of all ages simply love them.
NEW TWISTS ON HOLIDAY FAVORITES:
When preparing for guests, start your holiday gathering with Fresh Chilean Blueberry Warm Compote and Brie Cheese Crostini, a simple yet elegant way to perk up your guests’ palates. Engage the youngest cooks by letting them dress the crostini with summer-fresh blueberries from Chile.
Add a note of color with a creative twist on a traditional holiday table mainstay with Fresh Chilean Blueberry and Cranberry Relish. Fresh blueberries, cranberries and orange juice blend together to make a sweet and nutritious dressing that complements a holiday turkey or ham, or spoon it on vanilla ice cream for the perfect topping.
For a more traditional dessert, fresh blueberries from Chile make a memorable Deep Dish Blueberry Pie. Get the kids in on the fun by having them carve stars or leaves into the crust with cookie cutters.
With a plentiful supply of fresh blueberries from Chile available at supermarkets nationwide, creative cooks will have abundant fresh, flavorful fruit in time for their holiday tables. They’re fresh, they’re fun, and best of all, they add a colorful special surprise to any number of recipes. Visit the Chilean Blueberry Committee’s website for more recipe ideas, how-to-videos and colorful photos at http://www.chileanfruitonline.com.