Tag: strawberries

Strawberries Are the Stars of the Season

By Daniel Neman St. Louis Post-Dispatch     Now, right now, strawberries are their strawberriest. Ripe, luscious and dripping with juice, strawberries are nature’s way of welcoming us back to another bountiful season of planting and harvesting. They are like a little gift — an amuse bouche, if you will — to thank us for our…


FDA, CDC Investigating 17 Cases of Hepatitis A Potentially Linked to Organic Strawberries

An outbreak of hepatitis A across the United States and Canada that is potentially linked to two brands of organic strawberries is being investigated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The strawberries were branded as FreshKampo and HEB, and purchased between March 5 and April 25 at retailers, including Aldi,…


Gretchen’s Table: Strawberry Season Means It’s Time for a Big, Fresh Salad

By Gretchen McKay From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette One of the first true delights to turn up at farmers markets this time of year are local strawberries. Boy, they’re terrific out of hand — just try getting a quart container of them home without snacking on a handful — but they also can add a sweet, juicy…


A Sweet Welcome to Strawberry Season

Doubtlessly, you know that summer begins on June 21. It’s the summer solstice and the longest day of the year, after all. But the beginning of summer hasn’t always been so cut and dry. Rather, according to the old European folk calendar, it begins a full six weeks earlier on May 1. The days are…


Strawberry-Mint Sorbet

Vibrantly fresh, this strawberry sorbet is sweetened with honey and infused with the most delicate touch of fresh mint.  If you don’t have an ice cream maker, you can also pour the base into popsicle molds and make strawberry-mint popsicles instead. Serves 8 (Makes 1 quart) 3/4 cup honey 1/4 cup water 1 bunch fresh…


Strawberry Tart

Perfect for spring, this simple dessert features fresh strawberries nestled inside a billowy, almond-scented filling all tucked into a crisp, slightly sweet tart shell. It’s essential to assemble this tart right before you serve it, as the juice from the berries will soak right through the tart shell if you let it stand. You can…


Strawberry Wine

Sweet and berry-forward, this easy strawberry wine recipe tastes delicate and bright. You’ll love its vivid red color and delicate sweetness. It’s lovely served as a dessert wine on a summer evening. Most modern recipes call for mashing the berries and fermenting the mash with yeast, as you might do to make wine, but older…


OUICOOK: Jessica Préalpato’s Anaïs Strawberries & Wild Strawberries World Renowned Recipe

In honour of Women’s History Month OuiPlease has decided to celebrate a famous Women chef each week. We are celebrating Jessica Préalpato. She is a world-known chef in many different aspects. She was on Masterchef and the author of her own cooking book. Three years and a half later, Préalpato published a book exploring her own…


Strawberry Crumble

So easy to make and so aromatic, this strawberry crumble will imbue your kitchen with the fresh flavors and colors of early spring. It’s delicious served right out of the oven or at room temperature, with vanilla ice cream or a dollop of orange-scented whipped cream. The crumble topping is made with rolled oats, butter,…


Lower Cholesterol Naturally With Strawberries

LDL cholesterol and triglycerides can be lowered naturally by eating strawberries. The health benefits of antioxidants are well known, and strawberries are packed with these powerful substances. For the present study, 23 healthy participants had to eat 500 grams of strawberries every day for over a month. Blood samples were taken at the start and…