Do you live near a Produce Junction? If not, you should really think about moving. They have the best bargains! You never quite know what you’ll find but you can be sure it will be fabulous and cost next to nothing. Last weekend we got the most ginormous hostas for $7.50 each! I’m telling you, they were big enough to divide into two or three plants each, and they were in full flower and almost as tall as I am!
One evening last week, my Mr. returned from work boasting about yet another fabulous Produce Junction find. He told me blueberries were buy one get one free, and I was all, yah, so? They do that all the time at the regular supermarket. And he was all, no, you gotta see, and then he showed me and I was all, NO WAY!
It’s kinda hard to tell from this pic, but those containers are twice as deep and twice as wide as the normal blueberry containers. To be exact, they are 16 ounces each. Which is the way you’d normally see strawberries packaged. And strawberries usually cost about half of what blueberries do, even though you get a lot more. So, in other words, my Mr. got 32 ounces of blueberries for….(drum roll)… $5.99. Score!
This is a lot of blueberries, my friend. More than you could even bake into a pie. I had to strategize. I put on my thinking cap and the steam started seeping out of my ears. I figured, make a blueberry compote, and then use some in that night’s dessert. The rest can go into the fridge for… just, whatever. I’ll give some ideas later in the post. First, let’s make blueberry compote!