Strawberries are an easy garnish for summer desserts. With a paring knife, slice strawberry from a point slightly below the top stem to the bottom. Continue making thin slits from one end of the strawberry to the other.
A chilled cocktail served in warm climates that combines 2 tablespoons of sugar, 2 or 3 sprigs of fresh mint, 1 to 2 ounces of white (light) rum, 3 tablespoons of fresh lime juice, and top of the glass with a small amount (or to taste) of chilled club soda.
A large, juicy, red berry that is very sweet when ripe and grows on a spreading, stemless plant. Strawberries are eaten raw, used as an ingredient in many salads and desserts, and are also one of the most popular flavorings in candies and other sweet products.