Squeeze Every Last Ounce of Flavor from Summer Produce with These Unique Cocktails

These late summer drink recipes take full advantage of the last seasonal produce before fall's apples, pumpkins, and root vegetables take hold. For many, Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer...

In Search of Marshall Strawberry Plants

by jpc8015 4 months ago

The Marshall strawberry is the greatest strawberry to ever be cultivated. It thrives in the environment surrounding Puget Sound. Unfortunately is not a commercially viable fruit due to it's sugar c...

Strawberries have no flavor anymore. Agree or disagree?

by suse 9 years ago

For years I've been searching in vain for strawberries which taste like they used to. Has all the sweetness been bred out of them? Of course, they're more beautiful than ever, but they're just not ...

Strawberry shortcake

by PSRaT 6 months ago

the berries are coming, the berries are coming....! a sponge cake is the usual - any favorite recipes for "yummy things to be drown" in fresh strawberries?

As Immigrant Farmworkers Become More Scarce, Robots Replace Humans

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

" . . . California’s $54 billion agricultural industry cannot afford to wait. As the country’s epicenter of both technology and agriculture, the state is leading the move to automate in the fields ...

Tamales Liz | Rosarito, Baja California

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

From Popotla where we struck out on buying any tamales de elote https://www.chowhound.com/post/popotla-baja-california-1075792 , we continued south.

No water bath jam

by martak 8 years ago

Hello, I made my first batches of strawberry jam in the fall. I still have some jars left. The person who showed me what to do told me that filling the sterilized jars, sealing them, and turning...

Swanton strawberries in Davenport [moved from San Francisco board]

by walker 8 years ago

Last summer I picked (organic, of course) Swanton strawberries in Davenport -- have you been there? What's the best time to go? (Loved it.)

How do people get those perfect drizzles on strawberries?

by Mizztaurus 1 year ago

Hello, I am trying to make those decorated strawberries and I’m curious to how people get them to be perfect. It’s almost like it’s some type of machine that does it

Brentwood Cherries 2018

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Orchards and farms in Brentwood on the urban boundary are popular summer time u-pick and farmstand destinations. The cherry season is here and producers have started opening on weekends this month....

Strawberries stink (literally)

by IWantFood 5 years ago

The past several times I have bought fresh strawberries (the kind in the plastic box) they have had a very strong, unpleasant odor, similar to raw sewage or rotting vegetation. The berries, howeve...

Strawberry topping for no-bake cheesebake

by LL3786 2 years ago

I’d like to place a Serious Eats strawberry sauce on top of Wood and Spoon’s no-bake cheesecake recipe, simply because strawberries aren’t in season. http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2013/07/s...

Help w/ Strawberry Chocolate Coating for Donuts! (Browning)

by foodsciguy 2 years ago

Hello I'm a business-owner that's just opened a donut shop in Honolulu, Hawaii, and I'm looking for some help on creating fruit-flavored coating chocolates. We have about a dozen recipes that ar...

Swanton, Donnelly & Marianne's (Santa Cruz area)

by Melanie Wong 15 years ago

Three weeks ago I took the scenic way southbound on the coast route. I made a first visit to Swanton, a chowhound favorite, lured by the signs along the roadside promising gelato. The fabled froz...

BC strawberries

by maxmillan 2 years ago

Looking to buy fresh BC strawberries from a ready-pick or u-pick farm. I need about 30 pounds. I normally call ahead to Bob Featherstone Farm in Richmond but lost his phone number and it's nowhere ...

Compressed fruit without the vacuum?

by kkdcalgary 2 years ago

Dear Chowhounders; I was wondering if anyone has tried to make compressed fruit without a vacuum? I read the idea is that you squeeze the from between the cells of a piece of fruit and it seems ...

Strawberry picking 2017

by sallyt 2 years ago

Just wanted to give a head's up that we went strawberry picking at Verrill Farm, and it was *fantastic* - great-tasting strawberries and super easy picking. ENJOY!

Saturday Afternoon Farmers Market in Morro Bay, SLOCo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

A couple Saturdays ago, our last activity before departing Morro Bay was a stroll through the farmers market held in the downtown streets. Small with only a few farms represented, most of the stand...

Sharis Berries- Any good???

by macca 12 years ago

Just received a package of Shari's Berries- 6 dipped strawberries. Dipped in chocolate, coconut, chocolate chips, nuts, etc. They look good. Has anyone had them? I got them as a gift, and prpbab...

Tuesday Afternoon Paso Robles Farmers Market

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last week I was pleased to catch the Tuesday farmers market in Paso Robles. It's held on one of the streets that borders the town square. Not a big market at this time of year, but it has the essen...

Strawberry Cake help...

by porkphat2323 2 years ago

I want to add chopped fresh strawberries to a vanilla cake recipe I have. Would this be okay or do I need to adjust the amount of liquid that goes in. Or does anyone have a recipe? I had planned to...