The V Spot

Rants, observations and home decorating from a woman with no time for a blog.

What to do with tart strawberries… Strawberries “Brulee”

It’s strawberry season here….. almost.
Oh, they’re in the stores, but they are not perfectly delish and totally sweet. Yet.

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If you buy them from the farm stand, you’re good to go, but from the store in the clam shell…? A little on the tart side.

Here’s what I do to fix them:

  1. slice strawberries and put in ramekin
  2. spread some sour cream over the berries
  3. sprinkle brown sugar over the sour cream
  4. stick under the broiler (or use your blowtorch) until the sugar melts
  5. enjoy!
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Yum!

Now there’s something sweet…. To read something sour, go check out the vicious, personal comment that a great blogger received and what the supportive blogging community has to say about it!

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22 Comments

1.

MiMi said...

April 19, 2011 at 6:41 pm
Okay. It seems like every time you post I'm like the first here. I swear, I don't sit on the computer all day. Mostly. Not. I don't.
Anyway. Sourcream...? That's interesting!! I will have to try it. :)
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Cindy said...

April 19, 2011 at 7:07 pm
ahhhh, strawberries!
YOU need one more follower, you have 666 right now!
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Chris said...

April 19, 2011 at 7:08 pm
I LOVE to dip strawberries in sour cream and then brown sugar and pop them in my mouth...hadn't considered the cooking part. What a fun idea.
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Maddie Kertay- The Domestic Anarchist said...

April 19, 2011 at 7:17 pm
I have to agree about the berries.. beautiful but not tasting it yet.. but somehow I am hopeful and still buy them. For me I end up making strawberries and cream bread pudding with them :).. yummm

I need to blog that recipe.. it's dead easy..

Maddie
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Joanne said...

April 19, 2011 at 7:30 pm
That looks so good and seems easy too!
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Kelli said...

April 19, 2011 at 7:35 pm
This sounds delicious...so summery (is that a word?).
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Sami said...

April 19, 2011 at 7:54 pm
Holy delicious solution, Batman! I LOVE me some strawberries, but this time of year they are a bit much to take.
I might have to try this!
I LOVE the new blog, by the way. What a great idea...:)
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Lynn said...

April 19, 2011 at 8:05 pm
Great Idea! And I have some new little LeCreuset ramekins!
The shitty blog comments? Probably from a shitty person---Someone we wouldn't want to know anyway.
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Lynn said...

April 19, 2011 at 8:05 pm
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Tiff said...

April 19, 2011 at 8:45 pm
That looks so scrummy, thanks for a great idea! X
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Jayna Rae said...

April 19, 2011 at 8:56 pm
Oh boy, I bought strawberries the other day and I can tell just by looking at them that they aren't 100%. Tonight I will be making a lovely treat per your delicious directions.
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Impulsive Addict said...

April 19, 2011 at 9:07 pm
What in the name of drooling is going on over at my place right now? I have strawberries in my fridge. I'm totally doing this.
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Ashleigh@Sincerely said...

April 20, 2011 at 3:25 am
Oh my gosh that sounds so so good. I'm terrible at baking but I think that even I couldn't mess this up!
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spoiledme said...

April 20, 2011 at 4:49 am
Our family has used the same ingredients for years....we have a bowl of brown sugar, one of sour cream and the strawberries....then, dip in the sour cream, brown sugar and then take a bite....pure heaven!
You will like it!
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BuyAionAccount said...

April 20, 2011 at 6:38 am
That is so tempting! What's great with it, would be it's soury flavor. Yummm!!!

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Kara said...

April 20, 2011 at 8:58 pm
Yuuummm...you've got this pregnant woman hungry!!!

Thanks for sharing!
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Holly said...

April 21, 2011 at 6:00 am
Oh I cannot waiting for strawberry picking and my husband to stop nagging me about spending $5 on strawberries...and to try this!
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Myya said...

April 21, 2011 at 6:32 am
YuuuM!!!
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M.O.T.B said...

April 21, 2011 at 2:21 pm
This looks incredible!
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Lesley said...

April 22, 2011 at 5:29 am
Oh for God's sake. You're such a total butt, getting me all hungry so late at night. Thanks.
PS..I have used my voodoo doll made of dog poop and put a hex on that jerkface commenter. What a tool.
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Johnnie said...

June 8, 2011 at 9:07 pm
Yummy! Ugh, now I must eat something sweet. Thanks a lot, V!
I read the mean comment post. That is awful. I am peeing in my pants at "Snooty Le Jackwad...". Too funny.
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iram said...

June 9, 2011 at 6:05 am
this looks yummy :)

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