Tag: strawberries

Red White and Blue – Berries & Cream Shortcakes

Red White and Blue – Berries & Cream Shortcakes

Homemade shortcakes are the icing-on-the-cake for fresh berries. Making shortcakes is similar to biscuits or scones. It’s just a quick-stirred dough that’s scooped, or patted into a round and cut into wedges, or cut with cookie cutters of your choice.  This shortcake is lightly scented with…

Strawberry Salsa — for dessert!

Strawberry Salsa — for dessert!

[donotprint]I couldn’t resist following Rita’s Versatile Strawberry Salsa with my Jalapeno Fruit Salsa for ice cream! A client I’ve enjoyed developing recipes for over the years is Häagan–Dazs Ice Cream. The projects are usually for a new flavor, so I get a sample carton before…

Versatile strawberry salsa

Versatile strawberry salsa

[donotprint]Strawberries are in full bloom in California! Mostly grown in the Watsonville area (between San Francisco and Carmel, near Salinas but inland from the coast a few miles), strawberries enjoy a long season  here. Because they are so plentiful, I eat strawberries often and am always looking for new ways to…