7 Stand-Out Strawberry Recipes

It's the sure signal of summer's arrival: Strawberries are piling up at local farmers' markets. Here, 7 recipes—from sweet to savory—starring the red gems.

The Berry Best
Photo: Christopher Baker

The Berry Best

Sure, strawberry fans don't have to wait until summer to enjoy their favorite fruit: Commercial strawberries, grown in temperate areas from California to Florida, ripen year-round. These large berries have a texture firm enough to safely transport over long distances.

But if you crave fresh, local strawberries, get ready: They peak from mid-June into July, depending on your climate. Local berries tend to be small, but are sweeter and more tender. You'll find them at farmers' markets, co-ops, and organic grocery stores.

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