Summer Corn Bread with Fresh Blueberries

The Recipe: A real seasonal treat, a skillet of warm corn bread studded with fresh blueberries. It's what summer is all about ... For some years now, I've tossed fresh blueberries into summer skillets of corn bread. That wet "mouth pop" as the berries burst? Like fireworks for food. And I always intended to take the corn bread to a new place, slightly richer (more butter, naturally) and slightly sweeter (with honey, perhaps?) and definitely more corn-y (would fresh corn kernels mess up the texture?) – yeah, I obsess over think about such culinary conundrums. (Conundra? Two semesters of university Latin fails me ... ) I told myself that after I found that new and certainly "happy" corn-bread place, then, then, really, I'd share the idea here: it's way too good to keep for myself. But in the mean time, never once did the addition of fresh blueberries ruin a good corn bread. And then I came across a 2008 recipe from Canadian Living and if a

Estonian Deviled Eggs

How to stuff deviled eggs Estonian-style with mashed egg yolks plus a secret ingredient that makes for an ultra-smooth, ultra-creamy filling: a touch of soft butter. Real Food, Fresh & Flexible. Budget-Friendly. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Weight Watchers Friendly. Low Carb. Naturally Gluten Free.

For Clean, Sharp Tomato Slices, Invest in a Tomato Knife:
One Quick Tip

Ever struggle with ragged edges on sliced tomatoes? For anyone who loves summer's best ripe tomatoes, consider investing in a tomato knife, a short, sharp serrated knife that cuts tomatoes into clean, sharp slices. But if you're like me, a tomato knife will soon become an essential knife, so handy for its size and sharpness, not just for tomatoes but dozens of other kitchen tasks. ~ Skip Straight to the Tip ~ This is the latest in an occasional series of posts I call "One Quick Tip" ... because, well, each one includes just a single quick tip, quick to absorb, easy to adopt, memorable to use. Do you have One Quick Tip you'd like to share? Leave a comment or send me a quick e-mail via . This time, I'd love to hear about an inexpensive kitchen tool that you find indispensable, one that really makes life easier, one that's worth keeping around even if it has just a single purpose. Old or new, big or small, I'd love to