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Strawberry jam, melted milk chocolate and cream cheese create a tasty pastry that all are sure to enjoy. Be sure to check out the make-ahead directions.
Prep: 30 minutes Bake: 16 minutes at 400° F Ingredients: 1 17.3-ounce package frozen puff pastry sheets (2 sheets), thawed according to package directions 1/3 cup mascarpone cheese or cream...
Making homemade ice cream is easy with this recipe! Simply puree fresh strawberries and combine milk, cream, yolks and sugar for a classic summer treat.
Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 10 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups heavy cream 2 cups whole milk 2 cups pureed fresh strawberries 8 egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar Directions: 1. In a medium-sized heavy...
This subtly sweet mint, basil, and pine nut pesto is a sensational partner for grilled juicy fruit. Another time, serve the pesto as a dip for a fresh fruit platter.
Prep: 20 minutes Grill: 3 minutes Ingredients:  2/3 cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves 1/4 cup lightly packed fresh basil 3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted 1/2 ...
A cream cheese and orange juice mixture with fresh strawberries compliment whole wheat pancakes for a complete breakfast.
Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 1 minute to 2 minutes per side Ingredients: 3 cups coarsely chopped fresh strawberries 1 tablespoon finely shredded orange peel 1/4 cup orange juice 1 cup whole wheat...
A filling of yummy strawberry preserves crown the top of each of these bite-size cheesecake cookies.
Prep: 25 minutes Bake: 15 minutes at 350° F Chill: 3 hours to 24 hours Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup ground toasted almonds 1/4 cup butter 1 egg yolk,...
This recipe is "jam" packed with flavor, calling for sugar, fruit pectin and a little butter to accompany the fresh strawberries when canning.
Prep: 40 minutes Cook: 5 minutes Ingredients: 3  quarts fresh strawberries, hulled 1 1 3/4-ounce package regular powdered fruit pectin 1/2 teaspoon butter 7 cups sugar Directions: 1....
Pair fresh strawberries with this homemade baked pastry shell and special glaze for eight slices of deliciousness.
Prep: 1 hour Chill: 1 hour Ingredients: 1 recipe Baked Pastry Shell (see recipe below) 8 cups medium fresh strawberries 2/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch Several drops red food coloring...
Mound juicy, ripe, red strawberries on top of tender shortcake biscuits for this incredible dessert.
Prep: 20 minutes Chill: 1 hour Bake: 7 minutes at 450° F Ingredients: 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries 2 tablespoons sugar 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons...
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This spring, my mother-in-law invited me and my mom to a Mother's Day lucheon at the senior center in her town. She has lunch there almost every day, and has made some great friends.  I was...
Do you have an abundance of fresh asparagus right now? These asparagus-themed recipes will help you put it to good use!
Do you have an abundance of fresh asparagus right now? These recipes will help you put it to good use!