Gingery Blueberry-Mango Crisp Recipe

Tuesday, May 17, 2011


I just can’t seem to get enough of those tasty Florida blueberries!  It’s probably because my subconscious keeps telling me that they’ll be gone soon.  I  plop them on cereal and in yogurt.  I mix them into salads.  I make ice cream, pies and shortcake.  I bake muffins, bars and cakes with them.  And, I bake them into luscious, fruity, juicy crisps, like this one.

Cobblers, crisps and crumbles – I can never get them straight!   My understanding is that a crisp is a baked fruit dessert that is topped with a crunchy, crumbly topping made from sugar, flour, butter and often rolled oats and nuts. That sounds good to me, so I’m calling it a crisp.  Whatever you call it, it’s one of the simplest, yet most delicious ways to use succulent seasonal fruits.  read more >>

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Hello and welcome to SGCC! I’m Susan, a professional writer, food columnist, recipe developer, wife, mother, daughter and sister, who used to be a lawyer in a previous life. My love of food comes from a long line of wonderful and creative Italian home cooks who didn’t always have a lot, but knew how to make a lot out of what they had. I hope that you enjoy yourself while you’re here, and visit often! read more >>

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