The couple from whom we bought the farm had planted some blueberry bushes but apparently didn't water them well, so about half or more of them died off over the course of the summer and through the winter. A few survived and having fresh blueberries is quite a treat. They are so much easier to care for than strawberries and easier to pick than the black raspberries. So we'd like to plant more in the future. The plants we have are very small so this may be the first year they've borne fruit.
I go out and pick the black raspberries and blueberries every couple of days. I get just enough blueberries to use in muffins or pancakes or to eat over ice cream, but not enough to freeze.
My way of making blueberry pancakes is to simply make the usual recipe from the red & white checked cookbook, pour the batter on the griddle and sprinkle on a few blueberries before flipping the pancake.
The stove we bought for this house has a large burner in the center, which is perfect for a griddle.
The blueberries are sweet and make delicious pancakes.