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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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How To Make Perfect Cheesecake — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

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Cheesecake should never be a source for anything except pure bliss. Not distress. Not frustration. Certainly never tears. Just dreamy, decadent, nonstop bliss.

So let's break down this whole process into easy pieces. Let's talk about ingredients, water baths, dealing with surface cracks — the whole shebang. Here's a step-by-step recipe that will help you make a creamy, no-fail cheesecake that is everything you ever dreamed it could be.

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Recipe: Donal Skehan’s Mussels in Irish Cider — Recipes from The Kitchn

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Mussels have a reputation for being difficult to cook, but this is just not true. In reality, the hardest part is the washing. Place them in cold water (they should close; if they don’t you should throw them away). Scrub any dirt off the surface of the mussels and remove the beard with a small knife.

If you can get this down, you will have no trouble — and they take minutes to cook, so they’re the perfect little starter.

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Recipe: Zucchini and Asparagus Strata — Breakfast Recipes from The Kitchn

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I'm ready to hit the Chicago farmers markets this week and stock up on all the super-fresh local produce I've been craving since last fall. I'll most likely bring home as much as I can carry, and then I'll be faced with the happy task of finding ways to prepare and eat it.

This is one recipe I know we'll be turning to, especially because it can be so easily adapted to use whatever ingredients look best.

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Recipe: Donal Skehan’s Irish Creamed Kale — Side Dish Recipes from The Kitchn

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If the thought of kale scares you, then let this be the dish that changes your mind! Think creamy, buttery goodness mixed with delicious soft greens. Like spinach, kale is packed with nutrients, but doesn’t wilt down quite as much as spinach when cooked, so it is a great alternative.

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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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