First Place Recipe

Roasted Blueberry and Gorgonzola Grilled Cheese Sandwich
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This sweet and savory grilled cheese is perfectly balanced with creamy Gorgonzola and juicy blueberries melted between warm, crusty bread. Recipe submitted by Raleigh’s Felice Bogus.


Second Place Recipe

Smoked Trout with Blueberry Chutney and Pickled Onions
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Forget the capers — take your smoked trout to another level with a spiced blueberry chutney and a garnish of tangy pickled onions. This bright dish is perfect for those warm Spring evenings. Recipe submitted by Asheville’s Chris Bugher.


Third Place Recipe

Blueberry Coffee Cake
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This mouthwatering coffee cake is made even more scrumptious with the addition of fresh, ripe blueberries. You’ll never want to make coffee cake without blueberries again. Recipe submitted by Huntersville’s Karen Ulmer.



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