Five recipes that showcase this spring fruit. Plus, step-by-step tips on trimming strawberries.
Strawberry Shortcake
Credit: Frances Janisch


How to Trim Strawberries

There’s an art to hulling strawberries. If you tug off the leaves with your fingertips, you miss the underlying hard, white core. If you lop off the entire top, you squander precious flesh. Instead, trim around the leaves with the tip of a paring knife, cutting a cone shape just beneath the surface. Remove the greens and the hull.