On Gum Drop Grapes and Other Fruits Designed to Taste Like Candy

Advances in plant breeding and indoor growing have led to produce that promises to be perfectly sweet.

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Why Strawberries Turn a Ghostly Shade of White

Researchers unlocked some of the genetic secrets that helped the colorful fruit evolve into so many varieties around the world.

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14 Strawberry Recipes Our Readers Make Over and Over Again

There are so many ways to enjoy the ruby-red summer berry, but these are the recipes that received top marks from our readers.

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What’s the Deal With That Strawberry Dress on TikTok?

How fantasies about the pastoral, lost innocence and future festivity converged in one diaphanous pink $490 garment.

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British Workers Try Their Hand at an Unfamiliar Job: Berry Picking

When farmers realized many European laborers couldn’t arrive for strawberry season, out-of-work Britons responded.

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A Strawberry Cake That’s a Combination of Spoonbread and Pudding Cake

This cousin to spoonbread and pudding cake is best served warm, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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This Isn’t Strawberry Shortcake as You Know It

Serve this summery pair with crunchy cookies instead of soft biscuits.

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This Pie Lets Peak Strawberries Shine Bright

A crunchy shortbread crust and a cloud of freshly whipped cream makes this delightfully fresh pie reminiscent of strawberry shortcake.

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I Tried to Grow a Pandemic Garden. My Strawberry Seedling Got a Virus.

Plants can get sick, too.

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Even My Strawberry Seedling Has a Virus

Plants can get sick, too.

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