W. Dean Pesnell, project scientist of NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, explained that the sun goes through 11-year cycles of high to low activity. During times of decreased activity known as the solar minimum, sunspots — fleeting cool patches on the sun that are caused by changes in its magnetic field — and solar flare activity diminishes.
“The spring-planted spinach is bolting. I needed a recipe that uses a fair amount of it and since we entertain now a bit more than in previous months, an appetizer recipe is helpful,” writes Sandy Oliver.
The way we see it, blueberries make everything better. Whether you pick ‘em yourself, head to the local farmers market or grab a frozen bag from your stocked freezer supply, one of these 10 recipes is sure to hit the spot.