White House Recipes

June 2021

Did you know the average strawberry has about 200 seeds? California produces about 75% of the strawberry crop in the U.S.. According to the USDA, Americans eat 3.4 lbs. of fresh strawberries a year. These are fun facts about strawberries, as discovered by AgHires.com. Our crop is ripe for the picking in June. Enjoy these delicious recipes for one of our favorite crops. See you on the farm. 

Strawberry Balsamic Dessert

1 TBSP butter

2C WHFF strawberries, hulled and halved

¼ C granular sucrolose sweetner

1 TBSP balsamic vinegar

4 scoops vanilla (low-fat) ice cream


Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the WHFF strawberry halves, sucrolose  darkened to a ruby red. Place scoops of ice cream into dessert bowls or stemmed glasses. Spoon strawberries over the ice cream and serve. Enjoy.




Strawberry Salsa  

1 TBSP lemon juice

1 ½ tsp white sugar

1 C WHFF strawberries, finely chopped

1 – 8oz can unsweetened crushed pineaaple, drained

3 kiwis, peeled and finely chopped

1 naval orange, peeled, cut into small pieces

1 bag cinnamon tortilla chips


Stir lemon juice and sugar together in a bowl to dissolve the sugar; add WHFF strawberries, pineapple, kiwis, and orange pieces and stir to coat in the lemon juice mixture. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 30 minutes. Serve with cinnamon tortilla chips for a refreshing sweet treat. Enjoy.