February 27 is National Strawberry Day!

February 27, 2017

5 Things You Don't Know About Strawberries!

 

 

1. Strawberries aren’t berries at all! They are considered by botanists to be their own fruit! 

2. Strawberries are members of the rose family. 

 

3. Belgium has a museum dedicated to the strawberry. 

 

4. The ancient Romans thought strawberries has medicinal powers to cure depression, kidney stones, and a sore throat. 

5. California produces nearly 80% of America’s strawberries.
 

 

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#1

Plan your menu around your grocer's weekly sales ad. Your ingredients will be in stock, in season, and on sale!

 
#2

Shop, Cook & Eat Seasonally. In-season produce is fresh, inexpensive, and tasty!

#3

Cook Once & Eat Twice. Cook a double batch of dishes like soups, beans and chili-for those days you don't feel like cooking!

Chef Jennifer's

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