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Sweet Strawberry

By Meagan Russell
In Blog
May 1st, 2022
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It’s springtime and that means that strawberries are in season. Time to enjoy these berries in a variety of ways – we’ve picked the patch for the best recipes around. 

styling by  TAYLOR BENNETT    |    photography  by KELLY MOORE CLARK

STRAWBERRY BASIL MARGARITA
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
5 strawberries, sliced
5 basil leaves
2 oz tequila
1 oz Cointreau
1 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons honey 
Sea salt

DIRECTIONS: Add strawberries and basil to cocktail shaker and muddle leaves. Add remaining ingredients and ice cube and shake vigorously. Salt rim of glass. Strain mixture over ice and garnish with fresh berries, lime and basil

STRAWBERRY BASIL POPSICLES
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
6 cups strawberries
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
1/3 cup honey
Popsicle molds
Wood sticks

DIRECTIONS: Put strawberries, basil and honey in a blender and mix until it’s smooth, around one minute. Pour mixture into molds and place wooden popsicle sticks for about 3 hours. 

BERRY BRUSCHETTA
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
French bread, sliced 1 -inch thick
1/2 cup of berry jam
1 cup fresh raspberries
3/4 cup blueberries
1/2 cup blackberries
15 oz ricotta cheese
Fresh mint

DIRECTIONS: Preheat over to 375 degrees. Arrange bread slices on large baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes until toasted and let cool. Heat jam in microwave for 30 seconds or until melted. Add berries and toss. Assemble by spreading toast with 1 tablespoon of ricotta and top with berry mixture. Garnish with mint and serve.