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April 7, 2011 • 8 Comments

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The days are getting longer and the weather is warming. After months of hearty stews and baked puddings, it's time for the bright, fresh flavors. Here are 22 light, zesty recipes that bring spring to the table.

Gin Rickey (Is it a Sin to Drink Gin Before Noon?) by Giulia Melucci

 Gin Rickey

 

Preserved Lemon and Spring Vegetable Risotto with Grilled Pernod Shrimp by The Dog's Breakfast

Preserved Lemon and Spring Vegetable Risotto with Grilled Pernod Shrimp

 

Strawberry Salad by Jestei

Stawberry Salad

 

Rhubarb with Earl Grey Tea, Cardamom and Orange Zest by chez danisse

Rhubarb with Earl Grey Tea, Cardamom, and Orange Zest

 

Yuzu, I Zu by Teri

Yuzu, I Zu


Salmon in Sorrel Sauce by MrsWheelbarrow

Salmon in Sorrel Sauce

 

Absurdly Addictive Asparagus by kaykay

Absurdly Addictive Asparagus

 

Meyer Lemon Macarons by DolcettoConfections

Meyer Lemon Macarons

 

Mint Limeade by vvvanessaMint Limeade

 

Baby Purple Artichokes Fried in Olive Oil by SippitySup

Artichokes Oil


Pea Greens and Sugar Snaps with Preserved Lemon Cream by merrill

Pea Greens with Preserved Lemon Cream

 

Strawberry Fennel Ice Cream by gluttonforlife

Strawberry Fennel Ice Cream


My Favorite Pina Colada
by merrill

My Favorite Pina Colada

 

Lemony Pasta with Asparagus by amanda

Lemony Pasta with Asparagus

 

Pistachio Meringue Stack with Rose Cream and Strawberries by Heena

Pistachio Meringue Stack

 

Cream of Asparagus Soup With Yogurt and Tarragon by merrill

Cream of Asparagus Soup with Yogurt and Tarragon

 

Tortilla with Chive and Garlic Aioli by amanda

Tortilla with Chive and Garlic Aioli

 

Peas in Mint Cream by poorgirlgourmet

Peas in Mint Cream

 

Feta Frozen Yogurt with Blood Orange and Mint Granita by Helenthenanny

Feta Frozen Yogurt with Blood Orange and Mint Granita!

 

Spring Pea and Ricotta Torte with Lemon and Mint by TasteFood

Spring Pea and Ricotta Torte


Thai Inspired Asparagus Salad with Fried Meyer Lemon by clintonhillbilly

Thai Inspired Asparagus Salad

 

Rhubarb Curd Shortbread by Rivka

Rhubarb Curd Shortbread

 

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over 3 years ago Aliwaks

Love the peas in mint cream so very much!

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over 3 years ago chez danisse

Great ideas. I think I'm going to have to try the Pea Greens and Sugar Snaps with Preserved Lemon Cream. Such a fun surprise to see my rhubarb recipe in the mix. Thanks!

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over 3 years ago boulangere

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

I agree; these collections are always interesting. I get lots of ideas from them that take me in new directions. Thank you once again.

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over 3 years ago ellenl

So do I!

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over 3 years ago CatherineTornow

These recipe roundups are so inspiring. Thanks for posting . . . and taking care of my menu planning.

Merrill

over 3 years ago Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

Thanks, Mrs. Tornow! ;)

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over 3 years ago aargersi

Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

I love that you guys do these groupings and remind us of recipes we have been wanting to try - thanks!

Merrill

over 3 years ago Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

Glad you like them -- they're fun for us too.