Strawberry season is here! And fresh-from-the-field, locally grown strawberries are a different animal entirely than their commodity, bred-to-ship brethren.
|Strawberry season is upon us!|
Dean Engelmann, co-owner of Wise Acre Eatery, grows tons of the former for the restaurant, and his partner, Scott Endres, explains why skips the year-round, supermarket fruit in favor of in-season strawberries: "Why bother," he says of the former. "They're flavorless, waterlogged, and don't taste anything like a strawberry should."
Whether you buy 'em from Wise Acre's retail case like we did, purchase at the local farmers markets, or pick-your-own, now's the time to stock up. The Hot Dish asked Wise Acre's chef Beth Fisher for some suggestions on how to serve strawberries:More »