Strawberries and Cream Season!

Driscolls strawberries are showing up in stores, and I am STOKED.  Strawberries are my favorite fruit (closely followed by watermelon), and I stuff myself full of them when they’re in season.  The best brand you can get here, by far, is Driscolls.

I’ve bought 8 containers of them so far, and I’ve been having them with cream!  They’re yummy enough that they don’t need sugar.  I shared with family, but easily half was all me eating them.

They’re not really Keto, so I’ve cut myself off now, but they were AMAZING.

I have strawberries in my jungle closet that I’m trying to grow, but most of them are less than 1 cm tall.  See:

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And I have one larger one that was the only one that grew from that seeding:

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They’re slow growing, and I had considered buying big ones, but NOT ONCE have the plantings I’ve done with big ones grown.  So here’s to a new try!

What is your favorite fruit?  Do you grow it?  When is it in season?  Inquiring minds want to know!  *smile*

6 thoughts on “Strawberries and Cream Season!

    1. What kind of beds are you using? We have grow bags that we’ll be framing up with cinder blocks once we’re happy with where they are. 🙂

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  1. We go through a ton of strawberries too, I totally agree with you that they are SO delicious!

    Your little strawberry plants are SO tiny! I guess so if ya think about the size of the seeds, lol.

    My fav fruits are blackberries and mangoes. I do grow blackberries and I think I will be able to eat a few any day now! In the meantime I’ve been buying them like crazy from the grocery store. They are in season right now.

    I do not grow mangoes, boo. Wish I did have a tree though! They aren’t too pricey at the grocery store though, about $1 each give or take.

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    1. I love blackberries and mangos too! It isn’t season yet here, but I have a few thornless blackberry plants in the garden. What I’d really like to grow though is a pawpaw… they’re native to the US! And apparently taste awesome. 🙂

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      1. Ooo! I’ve never heard of a pawpaw, lol, the name is funny! Is it a fruit? What does it taste like?

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  2. It’s a large berry! Asimina triloba is the North American version. And from wiki: Pawpaw fruits have a sweet, custardish flavor somewhat similar to banana, mango, and pineapple, and are commonly eaten raw, but are also used to make ice cream and baked desserts. I want to try one so bad! And I’m always enthusiastic about reintroducing native plants.

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