A bounty of strawberries after an hour of picking. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Berry Tasty

It’s Strawberry Season in the DMV The DMV is currently at the height of strawberry season. The berries are big, juicy and sweet, and the local season will last through mid- to late-June. Of course you can always pick some up at the nearest Giant or Safeway, but they aren’t
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Let Them Eat Pie

Confessions of an Amatuer Pie Baking Contestant Last week, I, for the first time, entered a pie contest. I found the entry online the weekend before and jumped on the chance to spend a Sunday at the Bethesda farmers’ market and bake pies all weekend. It was a wholesome
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Strawberries and Rhubarb, heaven? (Kristy McCarron/DC on Heels)

Summer Gem

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie There are only a few food items that we truly see seasonally. In an ideal world, we’d save our strawberries and blueberries for summer, and bypass the strawberries with the white centers and blueberries that are more green than blue and so tart they
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