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Blueberry Sauce

By Helen Brody (August 19, 2013)

4 cups blueberries                             Sign at entrance to farm

1/4 cup water

1 stick cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon whole cloves

pinch salt

peel 1 lemon

1 cup sugar

juice 1/2 lemon

1 tablespoon butter (optional)

JoshIn a heavy saucepan, simmer 2 cups blueberries with the water, cinnamon, cloves, salt and lemon peel for about 15 minutes. Mash the berries with a spoon from time to time. Strain the juice. There should be about 1 cup of juice. Return the juice to the saucepan and add the sugar and lemon juice. Simmer, stirring often, until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes. Beat in the optional  butter and stir in remaining berries.

 Yield: 2 cups

Source:  The Hay Day Cookbook (1986)

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