Peak Season Produce at Your Labor Day Barbecue Is a Perfect Way to Bid Goodbye to Summer

Labor Day is almost upon us, and it's the perfect occasion to showcase the last of summer produce (*sob*). While Labor Day was created as a tribute to the American laborer, it has since also become...

Strawberries have no flavor anymore. Agree or disagree?

by suse 11 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 ...

WaPo: Juneteenth celebrates ‘a moment of indescribable joy’: Slavery’s end in U.S.

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . Celebrations of Juneteenth — which combines the word June with Nineteenth — began in 1866, a year and a day after Granger’s announcement. Black men, women and children dressed in their f...

Swanton strawberries in Davenport [moved from San Francisco board]

by walker 10 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.)


by BIllInVermont 1 year ago

Hello, I went to by some strawberry rhubarb at the market. I found rhubarb and asked if it was strawberry rhubarb. The associate said he didn't know what variety rhubarb it was, but point...

Swanton Strawberries TODAY in Marin & Menlo Park

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

The CZU Lightning Complex Fire reached Swanton Berry Farm in Davenport but miraculously caused no significant damage. Swanton will resume farmers market sales today in Marin and Menlo Park. Please ...

Seek Strawberry Pie Recipe From Closed Kum Esse Diner, Myerstown, Pa... Anyone Got It?

by realbuzy 1 year ago

Seek strawberry pie recipe from closed Kum Esse Diner, Myerstown, PA... Anyone got it?

ISO Bon Appetit strawberry cake recipe June 1990/1?

by DGrecipes 1 year ago

I made this 3 or 4 layer cake with fresh strawberries, strawberry mousse filling, whipped cream, etc. Best I've even had. I don't remember if it was out of a Bon Appetit June 1990 or 1991 (poss...

In Search of Marshall Strawberry Plants

by jpc8015 2 years 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...

Strawberry shortcake

by PSRaT 2 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 10 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...

How do people get those perfect drizzles on strawberries?

by Mizztaurus 3 years 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 3 years 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 7 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 4 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 4 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 17 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 4 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 4 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 ...