Strawberry Popsicles and Strawberry Milkshakes
These recipes are a great way to use your strawberries, especially if they are a day or two past their prime. Freshly picked, local strawberries don’t have much of a shelf life, so if you don’t eat them right away consider turning them into refreshing popsicles or milkshakes!

INGREDIENTS
• 2 cups strawberries, hulled and puréed
• 1 cup organic sugar
• 1 1/4 cups water

DIRECTIONS
To make the sugar syrup: Using a saucepan, simmer the sugar and water until the sugar has dissolved. Allow to cool.
To make the popsicles: Stir together the puréed strawberry and 1 cup sugar syrup then pour into popsicle molds and freeze.

INGREDIENTS
• 1 pint (2 cups) strawberry or vanilla ice cream
• 1 cup fresh strawberries (can be frozen)
• 1 cup milk

DIRECTIONS
Combine all ingredients into blender or food processor. Puree until smooth and well blended. Add ice if you like it a bit more thick.

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