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Wild About Strawberries: The Best Strawberry Recipes For Strawberry Season

Food for Grownups
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The first taste of summer is here and I can’t get enough of the soft and sweet little bursts of flavor. Hello, strawberry season!

Whether you’re scrolling through your social media feeds, perusing Pinterest, or strolling down the produce aisles at your local grocery store, it seems like strawberries are everywhere. Beautiful vibrant shades of hot red and dark pink with hints of green, aglow with shimmering sweetness. You know why? Because they are everywhere right now!  It’s strawberry season!

And here’s a fun factoid; did you know that strawberries are grown in every state in the country and every province in Canada?

And it just makes sense doesn’t it? Not only are strawberries healthy, delicious, festive, fragrant, and versatile, they are really, really pretty.

So how do you take full advantage of strawberry season? Read on for fun facts, why they are great for you, how to store them, and my new favorite way to enjoy them.

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Fiesta Party Ideas and Recipes Perfect for Summer

Food for Grownups, Hospitality and Entertaining
Mexican fiesta strawberry margarita
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My new home in Central Oregon is pretty close to paradise. Beautiful scenery. Wildlife. Perfect weather. Lots of locally owned restaurants, wineries, and breweries. Fun outdoorsy things to do at every corner.

However, it lacks in one critical area. Shocking no one, there doesn’t seem to be any authentic Mexican or Tex Mex food where I can get a proper bowl of queso for at least 200 miles.

I used to live in Mexico. I also used to live in Texas. While both places were fun and exciting in their own right, there’s one thing I miss this most. The food. The sizzling smells. The vibrant colors. The cumin and garlic and oregano. I’m making myself hungry just thinking about it.

Enjoying Mexican food and its somewhat less authentic but still delectable cousin, Tex Mex, is the perfect way to ring in summer. And if you’re looking for a way to celebrate reaching the finish line of a long, hard week, lift yourself out of a funk, or simply jolt yourself out of a food rut – my Tex-Mex party menu will definitely do the trick.

On the other hand, do you need a reason?  Any day is a good day to invite a few friends over, play some lively Spanish guitar music, and have a fiesta! Ole’!


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