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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Works for me Wednesday


Strawberry season is here (and almost gone, I'm afraid). I love strawberries. I love them fresh, I love them mashed, I love them on shortcake. That brings me to what works for me. I think this is something my Mom did, so maybe a lot of people do this, but when I am ready to prepare strawberries for shortcake, I hull and wash them. I then use a pastry blender to slice them. It cuts through them easily and the berries don't seem to get stuck on it like they do when I use a masher. Try it and enjoy your shortcake while you can! For more ideas visit Shannon at Rocks in my Dryer.

4 comments:

Nancy said...

HI mari, That is a trick that my mom used on strawberries & now so do I. Its a great tip... & thanks for the comments on my blog. N

Laura said...

Yum... that makes me hungry for shortcake - maybe I know what we'll be having for dinner tonight!

Terri said...

I don't remember Mom doing that. I'll have to give it a try.

Maiju said...

Hello from Finland!

I also love strawberries! We eat them lot in the summer and rather much even in winter. Frozen strawberries which haven't melted yet almost at all is a nice treat. It's also healthy while I don't use sugar at all in freezing them.

I also hate bugs! We have some small ones in our kitchen - AND I HATE THEM!!

By the way you have a Finnish name so do you have some contacts to Finland?