Did you know that strawberries are related to roses? February 27th is National Strawberry Day, which is one of our favorite days at Appliances Connection. Strawberry's benefits for hair and skin are well documented, as are the fruit's other health benefits. We're celebrating by listing five of the best strawberry recipes we've found.
For a dessert with a unique flavor profile, look at this recipe for chocolate strawberry semifreddo. In addition to strawberries and chocolate, it uses chili peppers, rose petals, and maple syrup for sweetness. It may take time to prepare, but it's certainly worth the effort!
This single wall oven from Miele's DirectSelect Series is great for making this delicious dish. The DirectSelect LCD controls provide easy operation, while Clean Touch Steel and PerfectClean technology prevents the cavity from becoming a mess. As a bonus, the CleanClearGlass door gives you a great view as it bakes!
Strawberry Bundt Cake with Strawberry Sour Cream Glaze
If you want a delicious, buttery strawberry dessert, we recommend this strawberry bundt cake. This classic recipe uses sour cream as it's glaze's base, and this flavor goes perfectly with the tartness of the strawberries.
Hestan has long been known for their high-end kitchen appliances, and this freestanding gas range is perfect for cakes or anything else you want to make. The oven has 4.9 cu. ft. of capacity and a Soft-Close door that is easy to open and shut. PureVection™ technology allows a wide variety of cooking modes as well.
Strawberry Banana Bread
Banana bread is a staple of households everywhere. It only makes sense that someone would add strawberries to the mix, giving us this strawberry banana bread recipe. It's simple to make, with no need to knead the dough.
This slide-in electric range comes from Bosch's 800 Series, and its 4.6 cu. ft. capacity and versatile cooking modes make it great for this recipe. Its touch controls are easy to use and monitor, while the unit even looks built-in.
Do you want to feed a crowd with your strawberries? This recipe for strawberry crostata may just be what you need, since it can feed up to eight people. With a grill and a pizza stone, you can work wonders!
At 69 in. wide, this gas grill from Weber's Genesis Series can make a couple of these if you want. Its extra-large prep and serve table makes it easy to put the crostata together next to the grill. The PureBlu burners, meanwhile, provide ample cooking power.
Strawberry Lemonade Yogurt Pops
Even February is a good time for ice pops! These healthy strawberry yogurt pops are easy to put together: the only hard part is waiting for them to freeze. The recipe combines Greek yogurt, lemon zest, and a pound of strawberries in delicious layers. It's a great way to get the kids eating real fruit.
GE Profile PVD28BYNFS
GE Profile has brought us this 36-in. freestanding smart refrigerator, which is great for making ice pops or any other frozen treat. Its adjustable temperature drawer lets you store both mixtures separately from the rest of the freezer. It even uses colored LED lights to indicate its active mode. The unit's TwinChill™ evaporators, meanwhile, prevent odors from the fridge cavity from getting into your ice pops.
Why is February 27th National Strawberry Day?
Strawberries grow almost year-round in North America, with February being the earliest harvest in general. If you prefer a springtime celebration, you can wait for National Strawberry Month, which is May.
How do you celebrate National Strawberry Day?
In addition to eating strawberries and foods made from them, you can plant a strawberry patch or post to social media using the hashtag #NationalStrawberryDay.