Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by ranchhand, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    I know, everybody's thinking, dang, I should be so lucky!

    But DH is doing some work at the boss' strawberry farm, and the boss is sending home strawberries daily! I have about 20 lbs., 6 large zig bags, so far and probably more coming today.

    Last year, I made pint after pint of strawberry preserves and we had strawberry shortcake every night for weeks. I'll be turning out some more preserves for gifts, but I need new ideas!

    I am hoping for some input about how to freeze some, and maybe a strawberry bread or muffin recipe for breakfast, that can be frozen.
    We aren't really into sweets and desserts, so if anyone has a recipe for something like a chutney or relish, that would be great!

    Thanks, Sally
  2. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2007
    yo. ohio
    Freeze them whole! Then you have time to decide what to do.
    Just pop them into a zip lock bag and freeze!
    I like strawberry cheese cake.
  3. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

    Jul 5, 2007
    Sevier County, TN
    Blend them and then make fruit leather.
    Or dry them to use in muffins and such later in the eyar.
  4. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2009
    This isn't gonna help you with pounds and pounds of them... However, you might wanna mix things up by making a spinach salad with strawberries and a raspberry vinegrette dressing. Last summer, my neighbor swapped her berries for my greens and we were very happy women as a result!
    Good luck with your enviable bounty! [​IMG]
  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    Maybe you could make the dressing and can it to give as gifts, too?
  6. 60ACRES

    60ACRES Stepped in what??

    Apr 8, 2009
    Long, OK
    Oh do I have an easy fix for you!

    send them to:

    1118 S. Greenwood Ave
    Fort Smith AR 72901

  7. toletiquesbysam

    toletiquesbysam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2008
  8. toletiquesbysam

    toletiquesbysam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2008
    Also try and put in Strawberry, they have a ton of recipes to try!!
  9. byrandom

    byrandom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 22, 2008
    Terrell, TX
    I could send you a large flat-rate box, and you could send it back to me... filled with strawberries.. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Smoothies, cheesecake, shortcake, cake...cake, icecream, syrup, muffins, cupcakes, chocolate covered.. that's what I would do.. lol
  10. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2008
    I don't have any recipe help. You are lucky though. My chickens ate every single strawberry last summer before I got them picked. Just as they were ready to pick BAM! Eaten by a chicken. I am going to replant some this year in a hanging basket out of reach of the chickens [​IMG] They can have a few but not all of them this year. I love strawberries coated in sugar for breakfast. [​IMG]

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