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Can I plant strawberries in November in Seattle?

I would love to be able to give my plants an early start and maybe get some fruit next year! [more inside]
posted by Sauce Trough on Nov 2, 2015 - 7 answers

Am I within my "rights" to return moldy strawberries?

Yesterday I bought a huge (4-lb) clamshell box of strawberries from Trader Joe's. I used about a pound of them yesterday and then mistakenly did not store them in the fridge. The ambient temperature in the kitchen has been around 80F. This evening I found that most of them have mold growing on them. Would it be fair for me to return them to Trader Joe's? [more inside]
posted by majesty_snowbird on Aug 2, 2014 - 18 answers

What to do with 4lb of unfrozen strawberries

In an attempt to clear up freezer space, I took out a 4lb bag of frozen strawberries, and promptly forgot about them. I left them on the counter for a few hours, now they're thawed. The bag was a bit leaky, so I put them in a ziplock bag and put them in the refrigerator. Question 1) are they still OK to eat or use in a recipe, and if they are still OK, 2) what do I do with 4lb of unfrozen strawberries? Thanks!
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 20, 2013 - 15 answers

Wedding night prep, what do I need to get ready?

1. I want to deck out the hotel room. We're staying at a Denver Marriott for the wedding night before flying out. I want roses, candles etc... all nice and romantic. Will the marriott put out candles, rose petals, roses and chocolate strawberries for me? I'll be coming from faraway in the mountains, so if they could do it for me that would be awesome. 2. We're doing gift exchange between eachother. Any ideas what I should get my bride?
posted by snow_mac on Apr 17, 2013 - 24 answers

She thought her period was because she ate strawberries

I've been trying to find a book I read as a kid, way back in the mid-to-late-seventies. My memories are sketchy, but this is what I've got: About a girl growing up in a small community, maybe in the mountains, or maybe just very rural. She had an extended family which included two unmarried aunts and a grandfather. It took place over a summer. She thought her first period was the result of eating a large amount of strawberries. It was written in first-person perspective, I think. [more inside]
posted by Brody's chum on Jan 15, 2013 - 2 answers

Fingerfood dessert recipe using frozen strawberries?

I have been freezing strawberries from my garden and currently have about 6-8 cups of them. I need to take a dessert to a Christmas party this weekend. I would like to use the strawberries, but it needs to be something that can be eaten with fingers (probably no bowls or utensils will be available) and work well with berries that have been frozen. Any ideas?
posted by lollusc on Dec 5, 2012 - 18 answers

Homemade fruit rum safe to drink after 1.5 years?

Homemade fruit rum safe to drink after 1.5 years? [more inside]
posted by rainbowbrite on Jul 14, 2012 - 8 answers

What, if anything, can you tell me about these strawberries?

Can you tell whether these strawberries are organic? Also, are they stolen? [more inside]
posted by désoeuvrée on May 11, 2012 - 23 answers

strawberry fields for... a year

I want to grow strawberries on my Brooklyn balcony this year. Lots of strawberries, all different sizes and shapes and colors, with as long a productive period as possible (in aggregate). What varieties should I get, and where should I buy them? Should I do anything special besides giving them dirt and water? Are there any other plants that make nice companions to strawberries (esthetically or organically)? The balcony faces west and is partially shaded by trees, but does get a lot of heat and direct sunlight in the summer.
posted by moonmilk on Feb 6, 2012 - 9 answers

Cocktail mixes for home-infused vodka

Cocktail ideas for home-infused vodkas: Strawberry, cantaloupe, vanilla-caramel, chai tea, tea with lemon and honey, bacon. [more inside]
posted by arcticwoman on Apr 30, 2011 - 22 answers

Montreal fruit picking - can I do this for free?

I want to pick fruit and vegetables - for free or very cheaply - in Montreal. Is there any organization that exists here that is similar to Toronto's Not Far From the Tree? [more inside]
posted by andreapandrea on Aug 23, 2010 - 9 answers

Help me figure out how to actually reap the strawberries I've sown.

I've got a strawberry patch in my backyard, but I've yet to actually get a strawberry from it. The raccoons and other varmints eat them all. What, other than sitting on the garden bench with a shotgun 24/7, is the most effective way to protect my strawberries?
posted by orange swan on Jun 4, 2010 - 12 answers

The best place to pick a basket of strawberries?

A friend and I would like to go to a "pick your own" farm to get some strawberries in the next couple of weeks. Do you have a favorite place to do this in the Philadelphia area? [more inside]
posted by Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld on May 17, 2010 - 4 answers

Snobbish Brazilian country bumpkins

I need a good colloquial Brazillian word or expression for snob. To name a cocktail. [more inside]
posted by Jawn on Apr 3, 2010 - 10 answers

How do I keep strawberries alive over the winter?

I unexpectedly received several rare strawberry plants. Currently living in USDA Zone 6 -- what can I do to ensure they survive such late planting & a potentially hard winter? [more inside]
posted by muirne81 on Nov 19, 2009 - 2 answers

Need teh strawberries.

Fresh strawberries in Chapel Hill / Carrboro on Sunday? [more inside]
posted by rachelpapers on Apr 26, 2009 - 8 answers

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