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Recipe: Peach and Rooibos Tea Fruit Gummies — Snack Recipes from The Kitchn

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The surefire way to make my toddler happy is to give her gummies. It doesn't matter if they're regular, organic, or even vitamin — if it's in gummy form, she'll eat it. She's onto something, though, as I sometimes find myself sneaking one of her treats for myself and wondering why they're always marketed to kids. Here's a homemade gummy recipe with a tasty tea twist for grown-ups instead!

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Recipe: Labneh Cheesecake Bars with Salted Honey Sauce — Recipes from The Kitchn

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It's time you get to know labneh. And if you're already in the know, it's time you use labneh to make cheesecake bars.

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Recipe: Blueberry Breakfast Trifle — Recipes from The Kitchn

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Let's all thank the Brits for the trifle, which we are going to take full advantage of here to turn leftover cake into breakfast. Breakfast trifle will make you look like the Patron Saint of Brunch (or hey, just a cool mom) and it's easy, pretty, and delicious.

So what is a breakfast trifle, you ask? It has layers of tangy yogurt, studded with ripe blueberries and candied ginger, all sandwiched between vanilla cake and granola. Sounds like a real treat, right? That's because it is!

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Recipe: Coconut Panna Cotta — Easy Dessert Recipes

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Not to be too brazen here, but coconut panna cotta is the perfect dessert. Need something stunning for a dinner party that is gluten- and dairy-free? Coconut panna cotta can be dressed up a bit with coconut flakes and some chopped pineapple and become a show-stopper. Want an everyday dessert that your children will delight in without giving them a sugar high? Coconut panna cotta does that too.

Luscious, creamy, and velvety aren't words we always associate with dairy-free desserts, but this coconut panna cotta is all that and even more. Lightly sweetened and set with just enough gelatin to make it stand, this dessert is supple and luxurious — like the best puddings — and almost effortless to make.

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How To Make Kentucky Bourbon and Walnut Pie — Baking Lessons from The Kitchn

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This bourbon-spiked, chocolate and walnut pie (aka we-can't-call-it-Derby-pie pie) may well be the most controversial pie in the history of Kentucky. And controversy — and a lawsuit or two— has made this pie a part of Kentucky history. So eating a piece of this pie, you might say, is like eating a piece of history.

But we'd argue that this pie isn't just famous because of some back and forth over a name. This pie is famous because it's a downright delicious dessert that's easy to whip up and pretty as you please to look at — especially with a dollop of bourbon whipped cream on top. Try it and let us know if you agree.

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Recipe: Honey Mustard Curry Chicken — Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners

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I've never feared dry, flavorless chicken breasts because I've always had honey curry chicken in my life. This dish has been in my family for as long as I can remember — sweet honey mingling with tangy Dijon mustard, fragrant curry powder, and a bit of rich melted butter to make the most flavorful and yet most ridiculously simple sauce for the meat.

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