May 14, 2012

6 Fresh Recipes for Strawberry Season!
A Little Birdie Told Me...No. 72

Source: "Farm ABC" , Whitman Publishing, 1954
It's Strawberry Season!


Welcome to 
"A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday No. 72!
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This is the Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Cake I made from our first berries of the season!

Picking sun-ripened strawberries at a local farm each May is one of my most cherished family traditions.  

Whether straight from the field, farmer's market, or local grocer, fresh strawberries are a delight.  What will you be making with strawberries this season?  Here's what three creative birds made with theirs...

and a lightened-up
Samoas Dip for Fresh Fruit
from Cookin' Up Good Times  


Pizza with Strawberries, Arugula and Goat Cheese

and a jellyroll-style
Vanilla Bean Strawberry Shortcake

from French Press


A Classic Strawberry Cobbler
from Homegrown Beanes


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  1. Thanks for hosting Jenn!! And I love all the photos - strawberry season is so fun!!
    (Are the pictures larger than normal? They look great!) :)

  2. Love all the strawberry recipes! Thanks so much for the feature on facebook and thank you for another great party!!

  3. It is time for lots of strawberry recipes..I linked up one this week too:-) Thanks for all the time you put into this party and for hosting the fun!!!

  4. Thanks for hosting, Jenn! I love the strawberry inspiration. My little guy is a strawberry addict...I'm going to let him pick one of your featured recipes and make it for him. : )

  5. It's been awhile since I've been able to link up. Glad to find your party is still going. Thanks for hosting.

  6. Hi Jenn
    I just love everything with strawberries, and actually this year I've been baking a lot with strawberries. The season is almost over though (at least here)

    Thanks for hosting another great party!

  7. Thank you so much for featuring our Strawberry Chipotle Jam and also our Samoas Fruit Dip! We love linking up with you each week. Thanks for hosting :)

  8. Thanks for hosting Jen, that strawberry cobbler looks delicious! have a great day!


  9. Oh my goodness, Jenn, this post is making my mouth water! There's nothing like fresh from the field strawberries, and I have such fond memories of picking them with my son when he was little. This week I've shared a seasonal blueberry bread and butter pudding (or French toast casserole - it all depends on when you want to serve it!). Thank you for hosting and have a lovely week!

  10. Jenn, I love the strawberry theme! I have a yummy strawberry short cake recipe tucked away some where that you've inspired me to dig up :)

    I'm sharing a delicious Wilted Swiss Chard salad with Pine Nuts and Oranges, a gorgeous Beet and Pear Slaw on Tortillas w/ Dill Creme Fraiche, and the perfect summer drink: Blackberry Balsamic Mojitos!

    Have an amazing day!

  11. thanks for the features:) wish I had something to link this week - next week for sure!

  12. Oh how we love strawberries. This roundup is perfect for us. Thanks as always, for hosting, Jenn!

  13. Jenn, since you loved the rhubarb syrup, I linked up a rhubarb fool made with the resulting rhubarb compote from the syrup-making. This was a light way to end a very decadent mothers' day feast. Enjoy!

  14. I made your Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Cake--it was delicious! Thanks.

  15. Hi, Jenn

    Thank you for hosting.


  16. Hi! I love your vintage children's book and your strawberry crumb cake! Yum! I linked up a free vintage strawberry print, I hope you like it!

  17. Thank you for hosting! Goodness, I love all the strawberries!!


  18. So glad to be back linking up to your wonderful link party. Thanks for being such a wonderful hostess and for having such a fantastic blog!

  19. Hi Jenn! I love strawberry picking with my family too! And eating all sweet strawberry treats we can make with them. Love the recipes you have shared:)


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