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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    Ok, I want to grow some strawberries....probably in strawberry pots...I have a couple....can you mix strawberry varieties? I bought three plants today, however, they are the june bearing type....I thought I had the, can I put them in part of a pot and fill the...
  2. Question and Answer
    Has anyone used/tried freeze dried strawberries in their baking? If so, how did you do it and how did it turn out? Pro's / Con's of using them vs fresh strawberries? Less moisture, more intense flavour? Any tips / suggestions?
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    put them in a canning jar and then put in the deep freeze will this help them last longer...? Thanks for all your help..... Just thinking maybe this dehydrator thing and then putting them in the freezer would be a whole lot easier than canning......and an i dehydrate just about anything...
  4. Kitchen Basics
    I have 4 large 4 qt containers full of strawberries! i already made jam I am looking for some easy strawberry recipie's to make with all of these! thanks =)
  5. Question and Answer
    Its that time of year in NC, and today I got 8 quarts. I was going to just make them into Jelly and maybe a batch or two of freezer jam when it occured to me that my friends here may have some better suggestions. How do you preserver Strawberries. I was thinking about canning a strawberry pie...
  6. Kitchen Basics
    Strawberries really mean spring has sprung to me even though we can get them all year round. It isn't until the spring that our local strawberry stand opens and we buy them or pick them by the bucketful. It's best to use strawberries shortly after purchasing. They really don't last all that...
  7. Kitchen Clones
    Olive Garden Strawberries Romano Ingredients 1 cup mascarpone cheese 1 cup fresh whipped cream 1/3 cup brown sugar Juice of 1 orange 1 Tbsp Triple Sec 2 qt strawberries, washed and quartered Fresh mint sprig Procedures COMBINE mascarpone cheese, brown sugar, orange juice and triple sec...
  8. Homesteading and gardening
    We went strawberry picking yesterday. I had hoped to get 20 pounds. Well 43 pounds later, I have strawberries coming out of my ears! I made 2 batches of jam, have frozen at least 17 quart bags, have 3 trays drying in the dehydrator and another tray of fruit leather. That was yesterday...
  9. Homesteading and gardening
    The first of the spring harvest is coming in! I've been picking sugar snap peas (sweet peas) for days and filled a Wal-Mart bag with what I picked this morning. I have one cabbage head ready and 2 that will be soon. I thought I'd lost them all when some bolted, but it looks like I'll have...
  10. General Chat
    Thinned out my strawberries today. Had about 7 dozen plants that I thinned out. Bagged them up in 7 bags with about a dozen in each bag. Posted them for free on craigslist and within 30 minutes I had 10 people wanting them. Hopefully they come and get them as they are not going to last long not...
  11. Kitchen Basics
    Our local grocery store has a great deal on 4# containers of fresh strawberries. I want to grab some, but I'm not sure we can use them all before we go bad. Ideas? (I'm not ready to make jam yet. I can barely handle making toast.)
  12. Kitchen Basics
    My parents thought it would be a good idea to buy strawberries....lots of them. They gave me half of what they bought so I ended up with 15 quarts of them. Since there was no way the kids and I could eat them all before they spoiled I washed them and sliced them and tossed them in the...
  13. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Besides jam, how else can I can strawberries? TIA!
  14. Kitchen Basics
    I have been given about 1 gallon sliced, sugared, frozen strawberries. I would like to use them in some muffins if any one has a good recipe. Any other ideas would be helpful too...TIA guys.
  15. General Chat
    Ellise I know where you live!!! Well kind of , I went to Cooley's yesterday to get me some strawberries and saw the road you live on!! So now if we ever want to go somewhere I can just pick you up once you tell me which house! I am so happy it's strawberry time!!!
  16. Make It Yourself
    STRAWBERRIES 'N' CREAM BATH BAGS 1/2 C. oatmeal (regular or quick) 1/2 C. powdered milk 4 T. ground almonds 16 drops strawberry essential oil Combine dry ingredients in bowl, stirring to mix well. Add essential oil and blend. Divide mixture among 3 pretty cloth bags, and tie them at the top...
  17. Make It Yourself
  18. Homesteading and gardening
    I'm wanting to try some alpine strawberries this summer. Any one tried these? If so, any advice or tips? Did you use them for jam, or freeze any? Any pest problems?
  19. Homesteading and gardening
  20. Kitchen Basics
    Bought some strawberries and made strawberry shortcake. I love strawberries so much. What do you guys make with them? Sara Anyone notice my posts are starting to be all food related? *LMAO* :chef:
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