Blueberry pie plus a bonus with new products for BBQs and summer hair (not together)

Blueberry pie plus a bonus with new products for BBQs and summer hair (not together)

With an abundance of Jersey blueberries in the supermarkets now, I thought it would be great to include an easy recipe for a yummy pie. I regret asking readers to turn on their ovens to bake – although it is just for a short while – but you will enjoy when done.

I am sure most families, like ours, is sticking to cooking outdoors and not adding heat to the kitchen with the oven. It is with that in mind, that I am adding a short write up about a great product for barbecues.

As for the promo for hair products, as I look at myself in the mirror and see my out of control frizz, I felt it necessary to share these wonderful helpers to help tame this problem.

Hope everyone is holding up with the intense heat and drinking lots of water. This is so important. Until next time. BMC

Quick blueberry pie

2 pints fresh blueberries, washed, stemmed removed
grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
cinnamon, nutmeg, and sprinkle of sugar or artificial sweetener to taste

1 frozen deep dish pie shell

Put the blueberries and ingredients into a small saucepan that is sprayed with a non-stick spray like Pam. Simmer over low flame for a few minutes until the blueberries start to pop. Pour mixture into pie shell and bake according to directions on the piecrust (about 25 minutes). Serve with whipped cream or ice cream if eating dairy; serve as is with meat.

Spray for barbecue flare-ups


Flare Down

Grate Chef has introduced Flare Down to control grill flare-ups. The MSDS-certified food-safe product safely extinguishes grease flare-ups. It does not put out the fire you want while you grill your food and is available at Lowe’s and Home Depot.

Help for curly/frizzy hair


Ouidad has created a new collection of “Wave Create” hair products for warm weather and year-round use. Humidity creates problems for people who have curly or frizzy hair. Ouidad’s new collection promises to produce “touchable and effortless waves” without even a hint of an ocean breeze. Its new products, Sea Spray and Texture Taffy, will turn any hair texture into coveted “day at the beach” waves.

Sea Spray is made of natural seawater and mineral-rich sea salt crystals, along with algae extracts to condition and help maintain elasticity. The product is rich in B12 amino acids and kelp seaweed extract for shine and Panthenol.

Texture Taffy is a marine complex that is high in vitamins and minerals to condition and add softness and shine. Milk thistle extract is a botanical extract, rich in antioxidants to moisturize.

Check local salons.

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