Yield: about 3-4 servings


  • 2 cups hulled and quartered strawberries
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle Riesling, preferably chilled
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
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    In a blender or food processor, combine the strawberries, Riesling, sugar and lemon juice.  Blend until smooth.  Transfer the mixture to an ice cream maker and churn until a slushy/icy mixture has formed.  Pour into serving glasses, garnish with additional berries if desired, and serve immediately.

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    *Because I’m sure someone will ask, I haven’t tried this without an ice cream maker so I can’t say for certain whether that will work.  However, I think that if you added maybe 50% more strawberries (to decrease the overall percentage of alcohol, thereby making the mixture more amenable to freezing), and used a granita technique, you would have something pretty darn close.  If you try it, let me know!