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Old-Fashioned Strawberry Recipes with historic notes
Old-Fashioned Strawberry Recipes with historic notes Author:Bear Wallow Books Early Americans rejoiced when wild strawberries wer ein season. The sweet red berries were delicious eaten plain or turned into a wonderful array of desserts. None were wasted and those not eaten fresh were turned into jams or preserves, or dried to be used later in the year. — Today we enjoy cultivated strawberries which are larger, but just a... more »s good, especially when freshly picked. The first strawberry shortcake of the season is something to look forward to, whether served at the community strwberry festival or at Momīs kitchen table.
Recipes for Strawberry Shortecake vary from one part of the country to another, and several are included in this book. Strawberry Flummery, Strawberry Buckle and Strawberry Slump are other old-fashion ed favorites. Strawberry Pie is a perennial favorite, but be sure to try some of the cakes and breads, as well.
Iced Strawberry Soup or Strawberrry Chicken Salad would be delicious on a hot summer afternoon and Strawberry Pancakes would be a great start ot any day. Take a minute to remember those early Americans, who could celebrate straweberry season only for a short time each year.« less