Savor the flavors of everyday real food, fresh from the garden or stored on your pantry shelves.
Sweet, juicy and blissfully bite-sized, homegrown strawberries embody everything we love about eating from the summer garden. If you’ve only eaten supermarket strawberries, you have no idea how great real strawberries taste. Our collection of recipes here will get your fresh red beauties performing deliciously in dishes both sweet and savory. We’ve also included preservation recipes so you can keep that incomparable, just-picked strawberry flavor on the menu year-round.
Buttermilk Shortcake With Fresh Strawberries
Country-Style Strawberry Shortcake
Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade
Strawberry and Arugula Salad
Wild Strawberry Ice Cream
Preserve Strawberries: Easy Recipes to Stretch Strawberry Season
Includes recipes for Back-Burner Strawberry Sauce and Quick Strawberry Jam
(And for more expert berry-growing advice than you can shake a cane at, go to Growing Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, Currants and Other Berries That Thrive Where You Live.)
Photo by Roger Doiron
Megan Hirt is an Associate Editor for MOTHER EARTH NEWS. Find her on Google+.