Lemon Curd Squares

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Here comes Peter Cottontail hopping down the bunny trail…. This song takes me back to springtime in the South, the smell of fresh green grass, blooming azaleas and Easter Egg Hunts. Remember dying eggs with food coloring, I think more was on us than the eggs! These days we can enjoy plastic filled eggs and a few decorated eggs, food coloring still works, but the joys of “The Hunt” haven’t changed. Looking under bushes, in flower beds, behind trees the elusive prizes in the “special “ eggs, especially the Golden Egg. So when you are enjoying the outdoors during your …

Lemon Tea Bread

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What is a Southern girl without a good tea bread recipe? Looking for a good recipe and this one is outstanding; my sister shared this recipe with me many years ago.  Nothing is better than a quick pick-me-up of Lemon Tea Bread, served alone or with ice cream and fresh fruit, and a tall glass of lemonade at the end of meal. I love lemon zest, so I have been known to add a little more. Lemon Cello gives a gourmet taste if you want to pour a little bit of the liquor when serving the bread. This bread freezes …

Lemon Ice Box Pie

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A huge favorite in my family is Me Me’s Lemon “Ice-Box” Pie. The name comes from the pre refrigeration days, the “Ice-Box” kept everything cold. This pie is a make ahead, put in the refrigerator pie, served cold. It is the perfect combination of tart, creamy and sweet decadence. The condensed milk, lemon zest and graham cracker crust combination will put a smile on your face. My mother-in-law, Me Me, always makes at least two pies for a family dinner, everyone always wants seconds! Recipe: Graham Cracker Crust: 4 Tablespoons melted butter 1 ½ to 2 cups of crushed graham …