Still Rooted. Still Flowing.
Shake Things Up Once In A While

Inspiration You Can Eat

You never know when inspiration will strike.

It could be . . . a pattern of leaves. Or the light falling across the landscape. Maybe it's a shadow. Or the way colors work together. A particular texture, even.

Or . . . it could be a simple colander full of fresh blueberries that gets the inspiration flowing!

IMG_9672

That happened to me yesterday. I didn't wake up planning to go on a bit of a baking binge, but it happened all the same . . . as soon as I saw those blueberries. (And smelled the fresh nectarines on my counter.) (And maybe it could even be the latest season of The Great British Baking Show. Who knows?)

But, suddenly, I was all in!

IMG_9673

First up, pie crust. Then, while that cooled in the fridge, I was on to blueberry muffins. (Which were quite fine, warm from the oven with a glass of Chardonnay out on the patio, I might add.)

IMG_9678

But then. . . the pièce de résistance! 

A blueberry nectarine galette. (Kinda like a pie, but more rustic and a little less fussy.)

IMG_9674
IMG_9674
IMG_9674

And that, folks? 
That was dinner!

IMG_9679

Inspiration . . . you can eat!

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Bonny

Now that is my kind of inspiration (and dinner)! Delicious!

Vicki

Oh yum!!! What a delightful summer dinner.

Carolyn Seymour Thomas

Gah!!! Nectarines & blueberries--a favorite combo! Wish I was at your house for dinner last night... :)

eileen

I can taste those beautiful baked goods here in Colorado!

Carole

This is a fabulous post. And that's all I have to say about that!

Vera

Oh yum! That looks so good. I love galettes and wonder why I never think to make them...I would have come over if you had only called!

Margene

That galette looks SO delicious! I'm envious.

Chloe

Very yummy-looking blueberry-ness. I was about to embark on a blueberry peach pie this morning (it is early A.M. here) but you beat me to it! My husband would agree with you that dessert = dinner from time to time. Those muffins look totally scrumptious. Could you share the recipe?

Sarah

Oooh, that all looks delicious! We made an apple galette about a month ago -- but I took the easy way out and used premade crust!

Kat

Oh if only the blog was infused with the aroma of this baking! (and this is the perfect dinner!!)

The comments to this entry are closed.