Fun Strawberry Facts:
- Strawberries are part of the rose family
- 1 cup of strawberries is only about 55 calories
- Ponchatoula is considered the strawberry capital of Louisiana
To freeze strawberries:
Remove the stems and caps, then wash and drain the fruit carefully. Do not soak in water, or the strawberry will lose flavor and nutrients. Place berries in a single layer on towels to dry. To freeze whole berries without sugar, simply place in freezer containers or bags.