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Strawberries!

It's strawberry season here in the Northeast. Last basket was eaten either right out of the basket, or sliced over pound cake with homemade whipped cream, or over ice cream, or in the morning with yogurt. I'm going to the farm to buy more tomorrow, and I'm thinking maybe I'll do something different with them. What do you like to make when strawberries are in season?

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  1. Yes!!!
    It is strawberry time in the Northwest as well.

    My favorite ways are all with some cream:)

    I make yogurt and love them just sliced on top or mixed in frozen yogurt or ice cream or sliced in a bowl with whipped cream.

    Check out the size of this monster! It was juicy and sweet.

     
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      1. re: jammy

        What's your technique for making a strawberry slushie?

        1. re: Dave MP

          About one part ice, one part water and three parts strawberries. Add sugar to taste and whiz in a blender. Adjust slushie proportions until you find the texture and berry flavour you like. I wish I could give you more exact measures, but I just throw it into a blender and whiz it until it's as thick or watery as I want.

      2. I waaaay overbought this week (2 quarts, I'm really the only one in the house who eats them). I'm planning on serving with balsamic vinegar and powdered sugar for dessert this evening, I've been eating them sliced in my cereal each morning, and lunch today was sliced strawberries with cottage cheese.

        1. Fresh strawberry pie. Here's my recipe using strawberry preserves for the filling instead of jello.

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/9040...

          1. When we picked strawberries (NJ farms early June) we made Smitten Kitchen's buttermilk cake several times; just sub'd diced strawbs for the berry amount. Super easy and fast to put together in the morning and enjoyed with coffee.

            http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2009/0...