Monday, May 23, 2011

Strawberry is Summer

Strawberries are in season!

So, here is a surprising, simple treat featuring the strawberry and some other Summery friends.

Strawberry Sorbet

1/4 cup white tequila or water
1 basket of fresh strawberries
1 lbs of frozen strawberries

Add water then fresh strawberries to the blender. Bring from 1 to 10. Then, pop the hole in the top of the lid open and add frozen strawberries until the blender binds. It needs to get so thick that the blender stops working.  The sorbet will be semi-stiff and need at least an hour in the freezer to set up.

Note: you may need to work the sorbet with the fancy tool that came with your Vitamix as you add frozen fruit, and I don't recommend doing this with a less powerful blender unless you want to blow out your motor.

Strawberry and Cucumber Salad

1 shot of white tequila or Japanese salad rice vinegar
1 cup sliced strawberries
1 cup peeled and sliced English cucumber

If you used tequila in the sorbet, stick with that in the salad.  Let the salad sit in the fridge while the sorbet sets up.

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