Strawberries are kinda like tomatoes: available in stores year-round, but only amazingly tasty when they’re truly in season. Now that summer’s in full swing, the CHOW Test Kitchen wanted to let these berries shine in a few desserts that stray from the traditional shortcakes. But hey, if you’re a traditionalist, we’ve got you covered there too.
Strawberry Cream Puffs
Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream
Strawberry Bread Pudding with Crème Fraîche Whipped Cream
Photographs by Chris Rochelle / CHOW.com