As the fruit and berry season heats up, farmers are tallying the losses from April’s deep freeze. by Gregg Patterson, Arkansas Farm Bureau staff It’s July, some three months after a week-long run of freezing and much-colder-than-normal April temperatures. The high in Little Rock hit 95 degrees with a heat index of 105. It’s that […]
It’s National Strawberry Month, so pick up a bunch of these delicious berries grown by an Arkansas farmer and make a time-tested (and amazingly simple) summer treat the whole family can enjoy. First, drench a piece of angel food or pound cake in cold heavy whipping cream, allowing it to soak in fully. Then cover […]
I can’t think of a strawberry dish that I like more than strawberry shortcakes. Cool, sweet strawberries, frothy whipped topping and a sweet biscuit meet to create a textured little dessert everyone will love.
Check with your local strawberry growers for availability and don’t miss out on this record crop. After you get your berries, try this recipe for strawberry spinach salad. The salad is tangy, sweet and full of texture.