Make This Strawberry Season Extra Sweet

Strawberry season is upon us, and we’re here to help you make the most out of it. Fresh, local and delicious, these strawberry inspired recipes and products are perfect for the summer. If you’re looking for new ways to enjoy this season, this is the guide for you. Keep reading for fun ways to make this strawberry season extra sweet!

Local Strawberries

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Looking for your daily dose of local strawberries? Nova Scotia strawberries are available at grocery stores and independent retailers across the province, as well as many of the Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia. Pick up your basket of fresh strawberries to enjoy as a treat by themselves, or in a recipe!

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Strawberry Inspired Drinks

Strawberry Lemonade Sangria

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Fresh local strawberry inspired drinks? We’ll raise our glasses to that! This strawberry lemonade sangria recipe features Nova Scotia vodka, strawberries and Tangled Garden’s Strawberry Liqueur. If you’re looking for a drink that’s great to share with a friend or enjoy alone—then this is the recipe for you. Perfect for relaxing outside, while enjoying our beautiful province.

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Strawberry Cider Cocktail

This tasty strawberry cider cocktail featuring Bulwark Blush Cider, Steinhart Distillery Strawberry Vodka and local strawberries—is a crowd favourite. Simple and easy to make, this recipe only uses five ingredients! Light, tart and refreshing, this summer drink is sure to quench your thirst.

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Sweet Dessert

Strawberries in Puff Pastry

Another great way to incorporate local strawberries into your deserts is in this strawberry in puff pastry recipe. A twist on the classic strawberry shortcake, this recipe showcases a modern interpretation of a heritage Nova Scotia recipe. You can enjoy this tasty desert in the morning, afternoon or lunch. If you’re looking satisfy your sweet tooth, then this is the perfect recipe for you!

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Strawberry Surprises

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Looking for even more solutions to your strawberry addiction? Taste of Nova Scotia producers have lots of tasty strawberry products to satify your craving. From Fox Hill Cheese House‘s Strawberry Milk, to Helen B’s Strawberry Jam, Tangled Garden‘s Strawberry Lavender Jam and even Strawberry Shortcake Shortbread from Sable Shortbread – there’s so much to enjoy!

Raise your glasses to strawberry season with Lake City Cider‘s Strawberry Redhead, Saltbox Brewing Company‘s Strawberry Rhubarb Vodka Soda, Lunenburg County Winery‘s Strawberry Wine, Chain Yard Urban Cidery‘s Highway Strobbery cider, Still Fired Distillery‘s Strawberry Rhubarb Moonshine, strawberry spirits from Steinhart Distillery, Bulwark Cider‘s Strawberry Lime cider, or Coldstream Clear Distillery‘s Strawberry Kiwi Vodka Soda.

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