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Strawberry Shortcake with Mint Whipped Cream

My Recipes|Luke Chavez

One of the things I most look forward to in late spring is the first bite of a plump sun ripened strawberry. This week, I noticed the first few bright red fruits ready for picking in our backyard patch. For the next couple of weeks, we will be plucking them by the bowlful. When fruit, such as strawberries, are perfectly ripe, and in-season, the general rule is the simpler the preparation the better. Which is perhaps why the combination of ripe strawberries with shortcake biscuits and whipped cream is such a cherished classic. For a twist, I infused the cream with fresh mint for a delightfully...


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