National Strawberry Day: Recipes that are a must-try

February 29, 2024

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Tuesday is National Strawberry Day, which celebrates juicy, sweet berries that can brighten up any dish and are delicious on their own.

There are several different stories about how the name “strawberries” came to be, such as how the berries would drop off the leaves and become “strewn” about the plant, and over time “strewn-berries” become “strawberries,” according to the .

Another story is there was a time when strawberry beds were mulched with straw, which insulated the plants over the winter, keeping weeds at bay during the growing season, and making them easier to harvest, and some gardeners still do this today.

Unfortunately, strawberry picking generally starts at the beginning of mid-June and ends in mid-July, but strawberries can still be found in stores to eat on their own or in a recipe. has created a list of some strawberry recipes that are a must-try.

  1. – There’s a crunchy chocolate layer that is tucked next to the crust which makes this recipe extra special.
  2. – The secret is starting with angel food cake.
  3. – It’s one of the best recipes with fresh strawberries served in a glass!
  4. – This salad is hard to beat when it comes to color, flavor, and nutrition! 
  5. – Turning croissants and marmalade into an overnight croissant breakfast casserole makes a great treat for family and guests around the breakfast table.
  6. – This creamy ice cream will take you right back to your childhood.
  7. – This refreshing fresas con crema recipe is wonderful when berries are in season.
  8. – Wrap strawberries and creamy filling into crepes.
  9. – This recipe is slathered on homemade farm biscuits.
  10. – Deep-fried fritters are wonderful on their own, but they become over-the-top amazing with a creamy lemon mousse and sweet strawberries

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