Thursday, April 29, 2010

it's strawberry season...

back in elk grove, ca we had strawberry farms/stands 
within miles of each other,
we actually had one right around the corner of our house 
and we would bike there and buy a few baskets at a time.
i'm thankful that we moved into and area in north carolina
where there are also local fresh strawberries grown.
we overdose on strawberries when the season is here.
we use them for dipping in chocolate and yogurt dip,
we use them to make strawberry-banana-blueberry smoothies
for breakfast and for those warm afternoon days,
we make strawberry trifles,
and
we top our home made belgian waffles with them along with
whip cream and drizzled with chocolate syrup.
yum!
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so go buy those strawberries and enjoy them while 
the season is here!

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10 comments:

Marie said...

I love strawberries too!:D

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Debbie's L'Bri said...

I love strawberries!
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Debi said...

Oh, we lived in CA and I remember those strawberries. Now we're in Texas and they're just not the same. :)
Your an amazing photographer - great pictures.

sharonlei said...

mmmmMmmm! I love strawberries. I remember as a child I would spend my summer vacations in California.. and we'd go strawberry picking!! It was so much fun... :) I need to run to the market for some strawberries how!! hee hee.

xx Love & Aloha

Suzanne said...

You're so lucky to live where you do, our season isn't for another 3 months!

Sandy a la Mode said...

mmm yummmmmmy! i love strawberry anything... but i think chocolate dipped strawberries or strawberries with whipped cream would be my faves!! have a lovelee weekend alely!!

The_Richards said...

HA! I am from Sacramento as well and I love strawberry season there and here in NC. My mom was a teacher at Elk Grove HIgh and I graduated from Valley. Best wishes.

jozen said...

ooooohhhh... i LOVE strawberries. we take the girls berry picking and the LOVE it!

Maricris Zen Mama said...

Great to meet you on Twitter! Hope to get to know you more :)

Becky said...

funny that we both had strawberry posts! I just picked up another half-flat today, our second of the week!