I asked Jaden Hair, author of the cookbook Steamy Kitchen and the website SteamyKitchen.com, on Twitter the other day which of her recipes I should make on GardenFork.TV and her answer was immediate: Salted Caramel Covered Strawberries.
I asked that the recipe be simple, ( this is Eric cooking after all ) and this is super simple and super good. wow. yum.
Check out Eric and the Labradors, and the “comment lady” as we make this simple easy dessert recipe.
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this recipe is based on the Southern Living Farmer Market Cookbook
Salted Caramel Covered Strawberries Recipe
10 large fresh strawberries
1 1/2 tablespoons whipping cream
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup coarsely chopped mixed nuts (peanuts and almond slivers)
1. Soak strawberries in a ice bath for 5 minutes to restore their perky leaves
2. Pat strawberries completely dry with paper towels
3. Microwave caramels, whipping cream, and salt in a microwave-safe bowl at MEDIUM(50% power) 2 minutes or until smooth, stirring at 1-minute intervals.
4. Dip each strawberry halfway into caramel mixture. Roll in nuts, and place on lightly greased wax paper. Let stand 15 minutes. Serve immediately, or cover and chill up to 8 hours.