This topic came up yesterday when my sister in law was decorating a beautiful cheesecake.  Here are three reasons to spruce up your plate by decorating with strawberries a.) tastes delicious, b.) looks beautiful and c.) is really easy!

So, here is how you "spread" a strawberry:

All you need is a strawberry and knife

6a012876272fb6970c0133f1de427f970b-800wiNext, just slice the strawberry, but leave the stem intact.

  Now use your fingers and spread the sections to make a wave.

Super easy right?!  Now use can use it to garish almost anything!  Check out how I used one to dress up this molten lava chocolate cake: