Strawberries

Nutritional Information
Excellent source of vitamin C. Good source of fiber.

What To Look For
Select berries with a good red color and an intact green, leafy hull. Avoid berries with soft or brown spots. Huge berries often have hollow centers and little flavor or juice.

Easy Storage and Preparation
Store at room temperature or refrigerate in a single layer. Use within a day or two. Wash before removing green tops and only when ready to use.

Best Uses
Raw: fruit tarts, salads, smoothies, and sorbets.
Cooked: jams and pies.

Recipes
Balsamic Strawberries with Strawberry Sorbet
Fresh Strawberry Almond Tart
Strawberry Sorbet



Other Fruits

 Apricots
Asian Pears
Blackberries
Cantaloupe
Casaba Melon
Cherries 
Crenshaw Melon
Currants
Figs
Gooseberries
Grapes
Guava
Honeydew Melon
Huckleberries
Lychee Nut
Mangoes
Nectarines
Papayas
Peaches
Plums
Raspberries
Strawberries
Watermelon
see also: Summer Vegetable Guide
Fall Vegetable Guide | Fall Fruit Guide
Winter Vegetable Guide | Winter Fruit Guide
Spring Vegetable Guide | Spring Fruit Guide
 
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