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How Do You Hull Strawberries?

Although my mom doesn't cook, she has a few signature kitchen habits. One of them is always hulling strawberries. She not only removes the stems, but the white center as well. This is a habit I've picked up and now I remove the white centers when hulling strawberries. What's your technique?

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Spectra Spectra 7 years
The berries that I get from my inlaws' farm are usually so ripe that I don't need to really do anything except yank the stem out and eat them, but the store-bought ones are generally a little green around the top, so I use a spoon or a drinking straw to take the stems out.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 7 years
OOhhh that basil cream cheese sounds super yummy, thanks amandac!
elye elye 7 years
That's so wasteful!!!!
elye elye 7 years
That's so wasteful!!!!
amandachalynn amandachalynn 7 years
Roaring is totally right. I grew up in farm land, and it's hard for me to eat store bought strawberries. If I do, I take the white out because it brings all the flavor down. It's also really yummy to remove the white and fill the berry with basil infused cream cheese.
lolococo lolococo 7 years
Weird - my mom hulls them to (but I do not)
AmberHoney AmberHoney 7 years
Agree with Liss and fuzzles, unless I'm making some sorta dessert then I use this cute little tool that just removes the stem very nicely and it's not too time consuming.
fuzzles fuzzles 7 years
Liss,Haha! I do the same thing!
fuzzles fuzzles 7 years
Liss, Haha! I do the same thing!
Liss1 Liss1 7 years
neither, i hold onto the stem eat as much as the strawberry as possible and then throw away the stem
Food Food 7 years
It's so funny -- I've never even thought about this question. I think I do a little bit of both. Definitely the green, and some of the white, but not all of it.
MsTwirlySkirts MsTwirlySkirts 7 years
I am obsessed with the Chef'N Strawberry Huller from Williams-Sonoma. It is soo freakin cute! All my friends have gotten one after seeing me use mine while making fruit salad etc... http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/chef-n-strawberry-huller/?pkey=x%7C4%7C1%7C%7C4%7Cstrawberry%20huller%7C%7C0&cm_src=SCH
MsTwirlySkirts MsTwirlySkirts 7 years
I am obsessed with the Chef'N Strawberry Huller from Williams-Sonoma. It is soo freakin cute! All my friends have gotten one after seeing me use mine while making fruit salad etc... http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/chef-n-strawberry-huller/?pkey=x%7C4%7C1%7C%7C4%7Cstrawberry%20huller%7C%7C0&cm_src=SCH
skigurl skigurl 7 years
i've never seen them be hollowed out like that...i just chop off the top
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 7 years
I can't say it often enough: If your strawberries were ripe enough, you could just pull on the leaves and the leaves, along with the white core would come out. Grow some yourself and see what I mean.
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 7 years
I can't say it often enough: If your strawberries were ripe enough, you could just pull on the leaves and the leaves, along with the white core would come out. Grow some yourself and see what I mean.
Soniabonya Soniabonya 7 years
I used to hull the strawberries when I was a child. Now that I eat a TON of strawberries each week, it takes to much time. I just cut off the stem and chop up my berries when need be.
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