In the “Blueberries Meet Their Match” Blogger Recipe Contest, USHBC challenged bloggers to experiment with new and interesting flavor pairings for blueberries. Bloggers were asked to create an original recipe that combined blueberries with one of the below ingredients for a chance to win cash. A grand prize winner and a runner-up were selected in each of the following categories:

COCONUT CATEGORY

GRAND PRIZE WINNER OF $2,000

A Merry Recipe – Blueberry-Coconut Chicken Soba Noodles

soba noodles


SECOND PLACE WINNER OF $500

Mogwai Soup – Blueberry Coconut Bread Pudding

bread pudding

BANANA CATEGORY

GRAND PRIZE WINNER OF $2,000

Fresh Food Perspectives – Blueberry Banana Mascarpone Coffee Cake

coffee cake


SECOND PLACE WINNER OF $500

The Healthy Voyager – 3 Ingredient Blueberry Vanilla Bean “Ice Cream”

ice cream

BALSAMIC CATEGORY

GRAND PRIZE WINNER OF $2,000

A Bachelor and His Grill – Blueberry Balsamic Grilled Chicken

chicken


SECOND PLACE WINNER OF $500

Eating Local in the Lou – Wild Rice with Blueberries and Balsamic

rice

ROSEMARY CATEGORY

GRAND PRIZE WINNER OF $2,000

A Baker’s House – Brie Puffs with Smoky Blueberry-Rosemary Sauce

brie puffs


SECOND PLACE WINNER OF $500

Fleur De-Lectable – Blueberry Crostada with Rosemary Tangerine Glaze

crostada

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