Ready for the berry boom?
The blossoms were blooming, and now the berries are booming! We’re in it now, folks—it’s peak berry season, so it’s time to make sure your recipe Rolodex includes big ideas for big batches of beautiful strawberries. There are multitudinous strawberry recipes out there (go ahead and google; we’ll wait), but when the bushels are overflowing (as they are this time of year), it’s advisable to do a little thinking ahead. The best recipes for right now are those that either 1) use large amounts of berries or 2) work well with excess berries that have been stored in the freezer. You’ll also want to keep a few simple culinary tricks up your sleeve to gussy up fresh, raw berries: something that elevates them from a snack to a fancy appetizer or dessert. Wondering where to get started? We’re here to help out:
Recipes for large batches of strawberries
Big-Batch Strawberry Compote from Epicurious
Strawberry Upside Down Cake from Delish
Recipes for frozen berries
Freezer Strawberry Shortbread Dessert from Taste of Home
Strawberry Vinaigrette from Taste of Home
Gussy up fresh, raw berries with…
The Pioneer Woman’s Fresh Whipped Cream from The Pioneer Woman
Easy Salted Caramel Sauce from Life, Love, and Sugar
And for even more amazing treats and meals great for any time of year, check out Well•Pict Berries’ own recipe page.
IMAGE: Well•Pict Berries sliced on a cutting board