Tag: Strawberries

How many strawberries to plant per person?

Nearly everyone loves strawberries. However, most of them never even see a strawberry plant, much less grow one. Growing your strawberries, however, can be a fun and healthy alternative to spending money on commercial strawberries in the market or grocery store. Strawberries should be a permanent fixture in a garden. It is hard to predict the number of strawberry plants to order when planting but the following guidelines will help you to know how many strawberries to plant per person. First, each strawberry plant typically produces about a 1/4 of strawberries annually. Varieties such as Ozark Beauty produce two major

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Cooking – How to Dry Strawberries in a Dehydrator

Have you ever tasted a dehydrated strawberry before? If yes, you know how delicious and amazing they are. Dehydrating strawberries is one of the ways you can enjoy their delicious taste. Thus, in this article, I’m going to share with you tips on how to dehydrate strawberries using a dehydrator. Continue reading and get the concept of dehydrating strawberries at home using a dehydrator. Ingredients • One (1) pound strawberries. However, this will depend on the size of your dehydrator; you may opt to work in smaller batches Directions Wash your berries well and dry them. Removed the leaves and

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Recipe – Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

This is a quick and easy way to use up a package of frozen strawberries either from the store for the garden and to use up some yogurt either homemade or even store-bought. This is a tasty way to put a nice cool refreshing treat on the table for a warm summer day or just an after dinner dessert. Ingredients 4 cups frozen strawberries (800g/ 28.2 OZ) 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt (125g/4.4 OZ) 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 Tablespoons honey Directions In the bowl of a food processor, combine the frozen fruit, Greek yogurt, vanilla extract, and honey. Process the mixture until it

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Recipe – Strawberry Panna Cotta

This is a nice low heat way to use up some early summer strawberries. Also, they can make a nice treat for friends and family on a weekday order for entertaining. Strawberry Panna Cotta Ingredients Cream 250 ml (8 fl) Milk 125 ml (4 fl) sugar – 90 gr (3 oz) half a vanilla pod (can be replaced with 10 grams of vanilla sugar) 1-2 tsp gelatin (depending on the desired consistency, 1 tsp- more tender, 2 tsp- denser) strawberries 300 gr (10 oz) Strawberry Panna Cotta Directions Pour gelatin 60 ml of cold water and stay to swell for

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Recipe – Homemade Strawberry Trifle

This strawberry trifle is three desserts in a manner of speaking.  The strawberry trifle has a layer of strawberry jam, a layer cookie mix (or cake if you like) and a layer of whipped cream cheese blend.  What more could you ask for? Additionally, it’s fairly straightforward to make and if you’re pressed for time you can take the shortcut of using commercial strawberry jam to make this trifle. Ingredients Strawberries 400 gr (13 oz) Cookie 155 gr (5 oz) Cream cheese 400 gr (13 oz) – Warmed to room temperature Cream 33% or heavy whipping Cream 200 ml ( 6 fl)  – Chilled

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Cooking – The Simplicity of the Strawberry

Strawberries are simple to use and can often be used with little preparation. Once thoroughly cleaned strawberries may be served raw as a garnish, a breakfast topping, a dessert, or a beverage decoration; let your imagination lead the way. Here are some ideas to get you started. Using sliced strawberries as a covering; on cereal, French toast, pancakes, and waffles is flavorful, nutritious, and pleasing to the eye. A quick and easy to prepare strawberry sauce provides a different feel with all the benefits of sliced strawberries. Decorating a beverage can be as simple as floating whole or sliced strawberries

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