You have to admit, a strawberry is a pretty (and I mean that literally) photogenic fruit.
There's only one thing wrong.
I HATE STRAWBERRIES.
To make a long story short, when I was about 8, I was home sick from school and barfing. But, being a good Mum, mine made me some Jell-O, because when you're sick, you should keep up your fluids, and Jell-O is easy on the tummy.
My Mum made strawberry Jell-O.
What went in, soon came out. Since that day, the idea of eating strawberries (and even just the smell of strawberries) makes me nauseous.
Everybody I know loves strawberries. They're beautiful. I have made strawberry recipes for other people, but I can't stand them.
Fried dough. One of the churches sells it. So, Mr. L. gets strawberry shortcake and I get fried dough and we're both happy.
So, bring on that Strawberry Festival!
Have you ever been to a festival for something you can't stand?