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There is nothing so delicious as lemonade made with real lemon juice. In this recipe, we start with a simple syrup that can be kept in the refrigerator up to a month. Use both rosemary and mint, or according to your taste, use just one or the other. The simple syrup serves as the sweetener for the fresh lemonade. Use according to individual taste. Click on the image above to download the full recipe with detailed photos and free printable goodies designed by Dingbat Press. All recipes copyright Martha Moench 2010, designs by Dingbat Press. Enjoy!

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I confess to a penchant for lemons, lemons, lemons. Having just returned from vacation with a lemon tree outside our door and a big box of lemons, I’ve been thinking of my famous lemon curd. Used it for years while owning my catering business, we have often served Cloud Meringues with Lemon Curd and Berry Sauce for our Sunday dessert. It’s a dessert that uses both parts of the egg with great success. I’ve made this dessert many times and in many incarnations: individual meringues, whole meringues with lime or orange curd (just cut back on the sugar) and whipped a pint of cream, folded it into the lemon curd and simply served it with a bowl of beautiful, big strawberries. I’ve covered two special wedding cakes with meringue. One for my niece – covered with meringue flowers that I delicately invented …

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I am SO excited to be introducing you to a new feature I’ll be hosting on Fridays with The Other Martha. I have to tell you about her. When I was 4 (a dingbat then too), I was very mad at my mother for something silly and quite trivial. I decided to tell her that I wanted a new mother. To which she replied, “Oh really, and what mother would that be?” As I sat there and thought about it, I kept coming back to a brunette, with pretty finger nails, and a really good cook. But I didn’t voice my opinion so as not to sound too picky. My mom then proceeded to pick up the phone and dial her friend up the street. She had a lovely conversation about sending me to a new family with a newer better mother. …

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