Honey Balsamic Blueberry Pie



  • Refrigerated pie crusts, 2 count
  • 7 cups of fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut into 1/4 inch cubes
  • 1 large egg


  1. Prepare the filling: Place 1 cup of blueberries in a large bowl; crush with a wooden spoon. Stir in the cornstarch and vinegar until cornstarch dissolves. Stir in the sugar, next five ingredients, and remaining 6 cups of blueberries into the smashed berry mixture.
  2. Fit one of the two dough rolls into a greased 9 inch pie dish. Cut the second into 12 to 14 (1/2 inch wide) strips.
  3. Pour fruit into piecrust. Dot with butter cubes. Whisk together egg and 1 tablespoon of water. Lightly brush egg mixture around the edge of the pie. Arrange piecrust strips in a lattice design over filling. Trim excess dough and lightly press the edges together. Brush entire top of the pie with the remaining egg mixture. Freeze for 20 minutes or until dough is firm.
  4.  Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  5. Bake pie on a foil lined baking sheet for 20 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees and bake for 20 more minutes. Cover pie with foil to prevent excess browning, bake another 25 to 30 minutes or until crust is golden or the filling in the center bubbles. Total time 65-70 minutes.
  6. Remove to a wire rack and cool for one hour before serving.

Grilled Grouper Marinade

Grilled Grouper Marinade


  • 2 lbs. Grouper Fillets
  • 4 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup Orange Juice
  • 4 tablespoons Grapefruit Juice, fresh squeezed
  • 4 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 4 tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon Hot Pepper Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Salt


  1. Rinse grouper fillets under cold water
  2. In a large shallow pan or gallon size baggie add the garlic, orange juice, grapefruit juice, olive oil,
  3. soy sauce, lemon juice, hot pepper sauce, black pepper and salt.Reserve half of the marinade for basting while cooking.
  4. Add grouper fillets mix well and marinade for 30 minutes in refrigerator
  5. Remove grouper from marinade
  6. Over a medium high grill temperature, place the fillets on the grill
  7. Cook for about cook 4 to 5 minutes, brushing frequently with citrus marinade
  8. Turn the grouper fillets (carefully) and grill for another 4 to 5 minutes
  9. Note: you may have to adjust cooking time depending on the thickness of your fillets and your actual grill temperature (Fish cooking time rule is 10 minutes, per inch of thickness of fish)