Tag archives: strawberries

Strawberry Fields
By Melissa Petitto   |   April 11, 2023

The Central Coast has some of the most amazing strawberries I have ever tasted. They are beginning to make an appearance again and I for one am so thrilled. At one of my favorite Farmers Market vendors, I asked about the crop this year and was told that many of the fields were flooded with […]

Berry Delicious Salsa
By Richard Mineards   |   May 30, 2019

Emily Falke, director of education at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, was definitely seeing red when she hoisted the trophy winning the 36th annual strawberry festival Berry Blast Off in deepest Oxnard. Emily was one of four semi-finalists selected from a pool of 72 recipe submissions and had just one hour to prepare her dish […]

Strawberry Fields Salad
By Jane Orfalea   |   July 19, 2018

There is nothing prettier than an edible flower salad. It’s easy to make and looks great on the table, especially if you’re entertaining. This is a particularly delicate salad mix, so drizzle your dressing rather than tossing the greens. That way, your salad won’t look soggy, and people can appreciate the vividness of the flowers.  […]