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Sorbet tastes less sweet when frozen?

Cold temperatures make you perceive flavors less in general. You can notice this quite directly when well-frozen eating sorbet or ice cream: you'll taste the flavor much more strongly initially than ...
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Freezing whole strawberries

You will want to freeze them as quickly as possible to prevent large ice crystals from forming in the cells. Let them sit in the refrigerator for several hours so they get really cold, then put them ...
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Freezing whole strawberries

Okay. You don't want them to lose their shape or flavor when thawed. I don't know of any way that is possible. Fruits that contain a lot of water are going to be mushy when thawed. No matter how you ...
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How can I prevent strawberries from discolouring cream?

I'd suggest 'sealing' the cut side of the strawberries by dipping them in gelatin (or a vegetarian alternative. Or you could use white chocolate.
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Are strawberries really dyed?

I just purchased some bright red strawberries from an indigenous seller in southern Mexico. After buying the strawberries I became suspicious of their bright colour and the red moisture. They are ...
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How can I make a sugar free strawberry syrup?

You can make your strawberry sauce syrup without sugar easily just by replacing the sugar with stevia and then adding it to a proper amount of gelatin water for the proper consistency. It won't be the ...
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How can I make a sugar free strawberry syrup?

Hmm, you might omit the sugar, reduce the lemon juice (maybe by half or so), and blend the strawberries very thoroughly with the remaining lemon juice, and that way you will get a nice flavorful ...
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When canning strawberry preserves can you substitute lime juice for lemon juice?

No it won't be a problem. For safe canning, time, temperature and sufficient acidity are the relevant variables. Neither is affected by your substitution. Taste-wise switching from lemon to lime ...
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Strawberries that keep in the refrigerator for more than two days

Your berries may already have mold spores on their outsides. If you kill the spores before refrigerating the berries, they should last longer. This source recommends submerging your berries in a bath ...
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Colour fading strawberry

I have certainly seen red come off when drying strawberries I've grown myself. But I don't normally dry them (I don't even wash them unless they're dirty).
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Strawberries that keep in the refrigerator for more than two days

Perhaps you should take them out of the paper bag? Punnets are open to promote ventilation, and by leaving the paper bag you might be accumulating too much moisture from the fridge, accelerating the ...
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Strawberry smoothie tastes grassy?

How do the strawberries smell? If they don't have a strong strawberry smell, you won't be able to squeeze any more strawberry taste out of them. You can try adding a strawberry extract to add more ...
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The Perfect Smoothie - Liquid Milk versus Powdered Milk

I've never heard of Powdered Milk being used in a Milkshake, personally. When I worked at a restaurant, majority of our shakes were made from a Soft Serve machine. Having had shakes at other ...
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How can I prevent strawberries from discolouring cream?

When you cut a strawberry its moisture starts to seep out, you either seal the strawberries or you absorb the moisture. You could seal them as @ElendilTheTall suggests, which should work. ...
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Extracting colour out of strawberries

I have had success making a naturally dyed pink cake... Puree The color with raspberries is better, but I have used strawberry puree too. The recipes with puree (even simmered, reduced, and strained)...

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