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xmacrisfatx Mar 31, 2009 11:11 AM

Im thinking of a new dish and im wondering what you guys think of as traditional flavors that would go well with strawberrys thanks

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    PAO RE: xmacrisfatx Mar 31, 2009 11:57 AM

    Cream, grand marnier, rhubarb . Chocolate.

    1. Phurstluv RE: xmacrisfatx Mar 31, 2009 04:24 PM

      Not traditional, but drizzled with balsamic vinegar is outrageously good. Also mint & basil go well w/ the berries.

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        PAO RE: Phurstluv Mar 31, 2009 04:57 PM

        Good point. I forgot about balsamic. Some people like black pepper. I tried it once and it was not my cup of tea, so to speak.

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          kattyeyes RE: PAO Mar 31, 2009 07:28 PM

          Yesssss--balsamic! Just tried this recently with strawberries and it's DIVINE! I used a pomegranate balsamic.

      2. todao RE: xmacrisfatx Mar 31, 2009 06:46 PM

        Honey, cloves, cinnamon, some cheeses, butter, caramel, brown sugar, molasses, creme soda, lemon, apple, pear ......

        1. yamalam RE: xmacrisfatx Apr 2, 2009 08:05 PM

          Champagne. I am going to try strawberry-champagne sorbet when strawberry season starts.

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            smtucker RE: xmacrisfatx Apr 2, 2009 08:08 PM

            Where are you getting strawberries this time of year? I am jealous.

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              janetms383 RE: smtucker Apr 3, 2009 10:37 AM

              I live in Orange Co in So Calif. We've had field fresh strawberries since February!

            2. chef chicklet RE: xmacrisfatx Apr 3, 2009 08:19 AM

              Cream cheese, orange or grand marnier, champagne and maybe raspberry.
              vanilla with strawberry and rhubarb these are flavors that for me enhance, not change or mask the flavor.

              1. sbp RE: xmacrisfatx Apr 3, 2009 09:52 AM

                Almonds (toasted).

                1. Candy RE: xmacrisfatx Apr 3, 2009 10:27 AM

                  I had delicious strawberries with Alan Hoxon's Ale-gar Vinegar on Monday. Divine!

                  1. bayoucook RE: xmacrisfatx Apr 3, 2009 10:39 AM

                    all of these! and brown sugar and sour cream as dippers

                    1. lschow RE: xmacrisfatx Apr 3, 2009 03:35 PM

                      i once stored dried rosemary in an old strawberry jam jar (cleaned, dried out), and i kept opening the jar just to smell the contents. not sure how traditional the combination is, but i loved it.

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                        jaykayen RE: xmacrisfatx Apr 3, 2009 03:37 PM

                        Vanilla, cinnamon/cloves. Someone else said almond: good call, I forgot about that.

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