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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 Mar 31, 2009 11:57 AM

    Cream, grand marnier, rhubarb . Chocolate.

    1. Phurstluv 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 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 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 Mar 31, 2009 06:46 PM

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

        1. yamalam Apr 2, 2009 08:05 PM

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

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            smtucker Apr 2, 2009 08:08 PM

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

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              janetms383 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 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 Apr 3, 2009 09:52 AM

                Almonds (toasted).

                1. Candy Apr 3, 2009 10:27 AM

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

                  1. bayoucook Apr 3, 2009 10:39 AM

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

                    1. lschow 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 Apr 3, 2009 03:37 PM

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

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