As soon as I got them home, I poured a celebratory glass of champagne with a strawberry garnish. I thought it was only proper that I celebrate the fruits of
For days, I had them for breakfast, snack, breakfast, snack. I was barely making a dent in my stash. I realized I had to share or freeze. Since it's the first picking of the season I wanted to enjoy the fresh sweetness rather than freeze. So I invited friends over Friday night for a dinner party. I cooked an entire meal all so that we could enjoy a berry dessert. Recipe here.
Image from RealSimple.com.
I served it with fresh whipped cream and a dusting of confectioners sugar. (I got a little heavy handed on the cream with this plate.)