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Recipe: Raspberry Lemon Curd — Gift It!

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Great gift-giving is an art form — finding a present that is the perfect balance of thoughtful, practical, intimate, and memorable. Sometimes this process can be a bit overwhelming. However, if you love to DIY, then the idea of a homemade gift can make things a whole lot easier.

I tend to follow the edible gift route, as I find that making treats is a sensible, personal — and not to mention delicious — way to spoil loved ones. With Mother's Day just around the corner, this raspberry lemon curd is an easy way to both capture the essence of spring and show Mom how much you care.

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Recipe: Rhubarb Simple Syrup — Pantry Recipes from The Kitchn

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It's rhubarb season and no doubt everyone is making pie! But there are many other things you can do with rhubarb: relishes and chutneys and compotes, sauces both sweet and savory, ice cream and sorbets. The list is endless, but one of my favorite things to make when rhubarb is plentiful is this lovely, pink-hued rhubarb syrup.

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10 Strawberry Drinks for Spring — Drink Recipes from The Kitchn

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I love the fact that strawberry and spring both start with the letter s. It makes certain alliteratively-inclined parts of my job so easy. Throw in the words sparkling and sipper and this title would have seeped into your brain so deep you'd never shake it off.

I'll spare you, though, and make a friendly suggestion to swing on into the kitchen some fine spring Saturday and suss out everything you need for one of these simple, sparkling, strawberry sippers, from strawberry basil margaritas to strawberry soda (no alcohol!) to strawberry sangria.

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The Orange Juice Taste Test: We Tried 6 Brands and Ranked Them — Grocery Taste Test

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Orange juice is the go-to drink of the morning. It's what we reach for to get a dose of vitamin C when we feel a cold coming on. It's an essential ingredient in mimosas. And it's a staple beverage that's loved by everyone.

We taste-tested a few major brands of orange juice to try to find one that is simply the best buy.

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Recipe: Charoset Ice Cream — Recipes from The Kitchn

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Have you heard about this season's Ben & Jerry's ice cream craze? They created a special Passover charoset ice cream, and it has got us all pining to try this newest flavor. The catch? It's only sold in Israel! Apparently people have been even calling the Vermont factory, trying to get their hands on a rare, just-in-Israel pint.

With the Atlantic lying between us, I decided to take on the challenge, and make my own recipe. The great thing about this recipe is that it's completely low tech —no ice cream machine needed — which makes it suitable for any kitchen. Charoset ice cream can be yours!

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Recipe: Quick Strawberry Trifles — Dessert Recipes from The Kitchn

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Remember these Easter egg cakes I made last week? Well, I had a container full of pound cake scraps sitting in the freezer that I didn't want to waste, and cake pops were too laborious for a weeknight. Enter a few frozen strawberries that had been sitting around for a while, and my new favorite weeknight dessert was born.

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