Chocolate covered strawberries question

posted 3 years ago in Cooking
  • poll: Which would you rather see for presentation of chocolate covered strawberries?
    Green leaves kept on (but then you can't eat all of the strawberry & you have the top as trash) : (39 votes)
    57 %
    Strawberries corred and 100% eatable (but then you know that each strawberry was handled) : (12 votes)
    18 %
    I don't care either way and the OP is WAY over thinking this! : (17 votes)
    25 %
  • Post # 3
    2400 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Leave the stems on. It gives them something to hold on to so they don’t get chocolate all over their fingers.

    Post # 4
    3756 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    @FutureMrsMeinhardt:  I find leaving the leaves on is helpful because it gives you something to hold on to. Otherwise you’re going to get chocolate all over your fingers. If I want to finish the whole strawberry I’ll just rip the leaves off myself. I usually just eat around them. 

    Post # 5
    87 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    with stem easier To Eat HoldingThat

    Post # 6
    1988 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    I’d take the leaves off, much easier to eat the whole thing, and less messy! 

    And now I want chocolate covered strawberries 🙂  

    Post # 8
    3635 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I’ve never seen a chocolate covered strawberry without the leaves.  How do you dip it?  Or go all Pinterest and do chocolate-filled strawberries.  Those look delish and not messy. 

    Post # 9
    1302 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I would still vote to leave the stems on, even with toothpicks for the stemless strawberries. I don’t think I have ever had them with stems already removed, actually.

    Post # 10
    6171 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    i always hull strawberries before eating and/or serving them.

    if i go to someone’s house who has not hulled the strawberry, i find i waste a lot of the strawberry because i don’t like eat near the stem.

    plus, i think it looks nices when they are hulled.

    Post # 14
    2740 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    Leaves on looks prettier.

    Post # 15
    1625 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @FutureMrsMeinhardt:  I kind of like the sticks idea! But dip em all the way so they are compleeeetely coated. YUMMMM

    Post # 16
    13168 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I’d leave the leaves on.  It looks prettier and gives the person eating them something to hold on to.

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