This Saturday I participated in a park cleanup project for National Public Lands Day. The Access Fund and Mid Atlantic Climbers helped organize a series of necessary work at Carderock Park in Maryland. The group was comprised mostly of climbers which made it a great event to meet some new fellow adventurers for hitting the rocks. Together we re-mulched all the trails, restored the shoreline walls, and covered misleading false trails. It was great, but exhausting work. Though I would like to say that Boca burgers suck and are a crime against vegetarians everywhere!
Frozen blueberries were on sale this week so I couldn’t resist (they go great in smoothies, by the way). The weather’s been really great so far so for me light dinners are still in and I decided to try something different for a vinaigrette using these newly acquired berries. I have to admit, the result didn’t blow me away but it was a nice change. If you’ve got any suggestions or ideas, throw em my way.
1/2 cup fresh blueberries (or if frozen, thawed)
1 shallot; chopped
1 garlic clove; chopped
1/4 white wine vinegar
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup olive oil
Pinch of salt
Combine all your ingredients in your blender. Enjoy.