Tag: strawberries

5 Foods and Beverages that Nourish, Heal and Protect Your Skin

5 Foods and Beverages that Nourish, Heal and Protect Your Skin

| July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

You are what you eat and it shows! Dr. Dara Thompson talks about which foods feed the skin and some that may help to prevent skin cancer and sunburns.

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Bi-Rite Creamery’s Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones: Review and Recipe for Balsamic Strawberry Ice Cream

Bi-Rite Creamery’s Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones: Review and Recipe for Balsamic Strawberry Ice Cream

What to cook when it’s too darn hot? Ice cream, of course! This week, Stephanie Rosenbaum reviews Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones, a how-to guide from San Francisco’s Bi-Rite Creamery, with a recipe for Balsamic Strawberry Ice Cream.

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Strawberry Lavender Muffins for Mother’s Day

Strawberry Lavender Muffins for Mother’s Day

Starring sweet, sunny strawberries scented with lavender sugar, these Mother’s Day muffins are sure to wake Mom up right.

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Spring Entertaining Made Easy: Two Simple Fruit Salsa Recipes

Spring Entertaining Made Easy: Two Simple Fruit Salsa Recipes

| May 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon shares her two favorite fruit salsas: simple strawberry salsa and mango cucumber salsa. Both are perfect for easy spring entertaining: they’re wonderful with simple tortilla chips or on top of grilled fish or chicken.

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Brunch at Heirloom Cafe with Kinfolk Magazine

Brunch at Heirloom Cafe with Kinfolk Magazine

San Francisco’s Heirloom Cafe throws a rare daytime event, a flower-decked brunch for friends and contributors to Kinfolk magazine. Stephanie Rosenbaum gets a view of the scene and weighs in on the contents of the new quarterly publication.

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Strawberry Rhubarb Tarts

Strawberry Rhubarb Tarts

It’s May Day! Celebrate spring with a recipe for rosy pink strawberry-rhubarb tarts.

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Kara’s Cupcakes Converts a Nonbeliever

Kara’s Cupcakes Converts a Nonbeliever

| June 30, 2010 | 3 Comments

Kara’s Cupcakes Strawberry Cream filled cupcake will wow even the most jaded dessert lover.

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InDIYpendent Culture Faire and Strawberry Shortcake

InDIYpendent Culture Faire and Strawberry Shortcake

Summer is on the way, time for strawberries and cream & do-it-yourself art at the Napa InDIYdependent Culture Faire. And what to do with all the leftovers? Homemade strawberry shortcake, of course!

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Slow Roasted Strawberry Milkshake with Crushed Malt Balls

Slow Roasted Strawberry Milkshake with Crushed Malt Balls

| April 28, 2010 | 2 Comments

Like clockwork, as local strawberries start to trickle in, so do the slew of seasonal recipes that appear in print and in tons of blogs. Timeless dishes such as trifle, shortcakes, pie, creams and custards consume the majority of the recipes indexes. Yes, of course, they all have merit and nothing beats a perfectly ripe strawberry, but what drives my imagination as a cook is coming up with something new and innovative. This concoction came to my mind while recently looking over an image for a strawberry milkshake.

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Preserves

Strawberry-Rhubarb Preserves

Spring has sprung and with it arrives our little diva princess, the strawberry. And let me introduce her BFF, tart to her sweet, rosy pink to her ruby red. Yes, I’m talking about rhubarb, the prettiest pink stalk you ever did see, ready right now to be turned into strawberry-rhubarb preserves for your spring table.

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Summer Berry Pudding

Summer Berry Pudding

| June 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

Summer is a tricky thing in San Francisco. A morning in July here often feels like a morning in February, much to the consternation of shivering tourist. We grab what sun we can two days here, three days there, until the fog rolls in and we’re grabbing our sweaters and pashminas instead, shrugging our pasty […]

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Sangria Blanca

Sangria Blanca

| June 14, 2008 | 1 Comment

Summer is a great time for cold fizzy refreshments. And drinks made with champagne, prosecco, or sparkling wine always seem the most elegant. Sangria Blanca — a Spanish sparkling wine drink infused with fruit — is just this type of libation (I love that word). And, with berries and mint, it’s really the perfect tonic […]

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Raspberry Almond Shortcake

Raspberry Almond Shortcake

I’ve never understood how a fruit as delightful and sweet as a raspberry could have inspired the term “blowing a raspberry.” How could such a sweet and luscious plump red berry get such bad rap? Out of curiosity, I looked up the term. From what I can tell, it all started sometime in the late […]

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Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

Although the calendar says it’s only May, it feels more like July this week. My kids are begging to go to the pool every day and I’m craving ice cream. Strawberry ice cream to be specific. Strawberries are in full season in all their sweet glory and what better way to stave off the heat […]

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