Yes, we start talking about fresh strawberries several weeks before they are available. Just a couple more weeks!
On my way home after work I pass some farms that grow them so I pick up a 4 qt. basket every second night until there are no more to be gotten. Then we don't eat strawberries for another year. These farms have a "drive-thru". I don't even have to get out of the car. Then we order litres of whipping cream from the local store (my husband likes the whipping cream without preservatives and additives). He whips a serving bowl of cream and adds some berries. I prefer mine just washed, cut up with a bit of sugar and no cream but I like to eat them with homemade bread and butter. This happens EVERY night until the berries are finished. Then he impatiently waits for the Red Haven peaches and repeats the above process. He goes to the farmer's market every saturday morning and buys 3 baskets (4 qts. each) of peaches.
Mmmmmm summer. If it weren't for all the construction it would be great!
Another favourite of mine is when the baby vegetables are coming - baby potatoes, green beans, small peas and small carrots all cooked together then drained and then I add cream and butter and make like a soup. I can eat 3 or 4 big bowls in one sitting.