By Meghan Van Stry and Isabelle Thibault
July is national blueberry month! Let’s celebrate by buying fresh blueberries from the market and making a delicious blueberry pie!
3/4 cup white sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 cups fresh blueberries
1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
1 tablespoon butter
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
Mix sugar, cornstarch, salt, and cinnamon, and sprinkle over blueberries.
Line pie dish with one pie crust. Pour berry mixture into the crust, and dot with butter. Cut remaining pastry into 1/2 – 3/4 inch wide strips, and make lattice top. Crimp and flute edges.
Bake pie on lower shelf of oven for about 50 minutes, or until crust is golden brown.
While you’re baking try spicing up your vocabulary with these fun words!
The Spanish word for blueberry is arandano.
The French word for blueberry is myrtille.
The Italian word for blueberry is il mirtillo.
The German word for blueberry is heidelbeere.