Michigan blueberry cooking classes come to Birmingham - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Michigan blueberry cooking classes come to Birmingham

Posted: Updated:
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

For blueberry enthusiasts across southeast Michigan, a cooking class focusing all on blueberries is taking place this Thursday in Birmingham. Instructor Chef Pam Gustairs dropped by the Fox 2 cooking school to show us what you can expect to make in the class.

In this class you will celebrate the beauty and freshness of home-grown blueberries available in Michigan from mid-July through September. Blueberries are a healthy fruit that can be used to create fabulous appetizers, salads, main courses, side dishes, desserts and more. Join us as we explore the versatility of blueberries when we prepare: Blueberry Compote over Goat Cheese; Blueberry Lemon Bars; a Blueberry Coffee Cake; Chicken with Ginger-Spice Blueberry Compote and more.

The class will take place on Thursday June 28th from 6:30 - 8:30 P.M. at The Community House in Birmingham.

Register for classes by calling 248-644-5832, or online at www.tchserves.org.

Blueberry Compote over Goat Cheese on Crostini
Serves 10 as an appetizer

2 cups frozen or fresh blueberries
3 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 teaspoons orange zest
2 teaspoons orange juice
3 ounces goat cheese, softened
20 slices crostini

Directions:
1.    Combine one cup of blueberries, water, sugar, orange juice and orange zest in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
2.    Add the rest of the blueberries and cook for 8 minutes more, stirring frequently.
3.    Spread softened goat cheese over crostini.
4.    Drizzle warm blueberry compote over goat cheese and serve.

  • Recipe CollectionMore>>

  • Chef Rebecca's grilled zucchini, quinoa & chickpea salad

    Chef Rebecca's grilled zucchini, quinoa & chickpea salad

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:05 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:05:58 GMT
    Grilled Zucchini, Quinoa & Chickpea Salad courtesy Chef Rebecca, Busch's Market
    Grilled Zucchini, Quinoa & Chickpea Salad courtesy Chef Rebecca, Busch's Market

  • Club Corp Charity Golf Outing

    Club Corp Charity Golf Outing

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:03:46 GMT
    The Skyline Club and TPC Michigan are hosting the 2014 ClubCorp Charity Classic Golf Outing. Its 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lunch, gifts prizes and awards! It's happening on Monday August 4, 2014.
    The Skyline Club and TPC Michigan are hosting the 2014 ClubCorp Charity Classic Golf Outing. Its 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lunch, gifts prizes and awards! It's happening on Monday August 4, 2014.
  • TAQO Detroit's Fajitas and Guacamole

    TAQO Detroit's Fajitas and Guacamole

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:08:32 GMT

    Get the recipes for Fajitas and Guacamole courtesy of TAQO Detroit.

    Get the recipes for Fajitas and Guacamole courtesy of TAQO Detroit.

Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices