Strawberries for Canada Day & Summer Cooking!

School’s out! Summer thinking prevails! Whether you’re going to be in the city or out at the lake this coming weekend, we think these recipes which feature the wonderful strawberry might be just what you’re looking for.

Strawberry Popsicles

Yes, strawberry season is here! You’ve probably got your own tried and true recipes for these tasty berries, but how about these:

Strawberry Salsa

What a fresh take on the hot-weather staple salsa! This recipe from Cookie & Kate is a great way to enjoy Strawberry Salsa.

Combining strawberries with lime juice, jalapeno pepper, red onion, fresh cilantro, salt and pepper, and a bit of a sweetness from honey or maple syrup, this salsa is super tasty looking.

All you’ll need are the corn chips, yellow or blue!

Strawberry Vodka Smash

Okay, so this doesn’t fall into the food category, but refreshment is necessary too. You can make this one alcohol-free easily too for the kids or non-drinkers in your crowd. Strawberry Vodka Smash from Canadian Living.

Strawberry vodka smash

Make Ahead Recipes for the BBQ

Finally, a little bonus for you: 21 Make-Ahead Recipes for Your Next BBQ is a great article for anyone looking for inspiration for their next gathering or ways to make that next get together just a little stress-free. Enjoy!

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Author: Kealey Tackaberry Log Homes

Kealey & Tackaberry Log Homes is a family operated business situated just west of Ottawa. We supply and build complete handcrafted and milled log homes. With the use of natural, non-manufactured materials, the homes we build are virtually free of toxins normally associated with new construction and thus provide excellent indoor air quality. We believe in old fashion business ethic. It is important to us that our finished product meets all your expectations. We thrive on establishing a personal relationship with our customers before we build your home.

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