Saturday, July 4, 2015

Happy Independence Day America!

What would the 4th of July be without indulging in a little strawberry shortcake? Below are some fun facts about strawberries you may not have known.

  • Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside

  • The average strawberry has 200 seeds

  • Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring

  • Strawberries are a member of the rose family

  • Folk lore states that if you split a double strawberry in half and share it with the opposite sex, you'll soon fall in love

  • A strawberry will not ripen once it is picked

  • Fresh strawberries were once used as a toothpaste, as the juice cleaned discolored teeth
Enjoy your holiday and be safe out there, especially those who are experiencing HOT weather.